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Welcome to Dupont ...

Dupont is located in Luzerne County<1>.

The location of Dupont has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dupont has a population of 2,683 people<3> (see below for details).

Dupont is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Dupont lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The telephone area code for Dupont: (570)

Websites for Dupont ...

Official Website: www.dupontpa.net/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dupont had an population of 2,683 people. This is a decrease of 1.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dupont had a population of 2,711 people. This makes Dupont the county's 22nd most populous community.

The population of Dupont represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 346th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,711 people, the population of Dupont has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,719 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dupont.

Communities Also Named Dupont ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Dupont - they are located in Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana (3), Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Dupont.

Communities near Dupont ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Dupont.

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Dupont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
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    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Dupont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Dupont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
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    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Dupont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
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    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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      • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Dupont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Dupont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Dupont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the north of Dupont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
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      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Dupont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson City
      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Dupont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,761 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickson City<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Dupont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Dupont.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Dupont. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Dupont.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Dupont. See our Newspapers Page for Dupont.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dupont ...

Looking for more information about Dupont? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Dupont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Dupont.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Luzerne County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Dupont: www.dupontpa.net/

The official website for Luzerne County: www.luzernecounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Luzerne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dupont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dupont - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Dupont) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Dupont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Dupont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dupont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3223, Longitude: -75.7463       In this case, the coordinates for Dupont have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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