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Welcome to Exeter ...
The location of Exeter has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Exeter has a population of 5,533 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Exeter.
Exeter is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Exeter lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Exeter lies within the (570) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Exeter had an population of 5,533 people. This is a decrease of 2.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.09% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Exeter had a population of 5,652 people. This makes Exeter the county's 7th most populous community.
The population of Exeter represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 166th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,652 people, the population of Exeter decreased 5.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,955 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Exeter.
Communities Also Named Exeter ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Exeter - they are located in British Columbia, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina (2), Ohio (2), Ontario, Rhode Island and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Exeter.
Communities near Exeter ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Exeter.
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 Exeter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Exeter.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Exeter. 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 Exeter.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Exeter. See our Newspapers Page for Exeter.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Exeter ...
Looking for more information about Exeter? 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 Exeter, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Exeter.
Adding Exeter to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Exeter in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Exeter was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Exeter on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Exeter on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Exeter. 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/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022