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Welcome to Exeter ...

Exeter is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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 5,541 people<3> (see below for details).

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 is within the boundaries of the (570) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Exeter had an population of 5,541 people. This is a decrease of 1.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.95% 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 total 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.

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Exeter
    • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Exeter
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Exeter
    • 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>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Exeter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Exeter
      • 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 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Exeter
      • 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>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Exeter
      • 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>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moosic
      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Exeter
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moosic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,832 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moosic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<6>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Exeter
      • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Exeter
      • 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 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.

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About Luzerne County

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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/

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 Exeter.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Exeter - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Exeter) 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 Exeter. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Exeter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Exeter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3254, Longitude: -75.8188       In this case, the coordinates for Exeter 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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