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Duryea, Pennsylvania
(Luzerne County)

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Welcome to Duryea ...

Duryea is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Duryea has a population of 4,852 people<3> (see below for details).

Duryea is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Duryea: (570)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Duryea had an population of 4,852 people. This is a decrease of 1.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Duryea had a population of 4,917 people. This makes Duryea the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Duryea represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 197th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,917 people, the population of Duryea increased 6.11% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,634 people).

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

Communities Also Named Duryea ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Duryea: This one is located in Luzerne County and the other is located in Lancaster County.

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

Communities near Duryea ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Duryea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkes-Barre
    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Duryea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkes-Barre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Duryea
    • 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
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Duryea
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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      • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Duryea
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Duryea
      • 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
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blakely
      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Duryea
      • 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
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Duryea
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Duryea
      • 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>
    • Olyphant [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olyphant
      • Olyphant [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Duryea
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olyphant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olyphant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olyphant<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 Duryea. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Duryea.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Duryea. 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 Duryea.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Duryea ...

Looking for more information about Duryea? 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 Duryea, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Duryea.

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About Luzerne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Duryea. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Duryea.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Duryea - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Duryea) 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 Duryea. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Duryea

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duryea. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3476, Longitude: -75.7585       In this case, the coordinates for Duryea 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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