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Welcome to Freeland ...

Freeland is located in Luzerne County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Freeland has a population of 3,424 people<2> (see below for details).

Freeland is 1,890 feet [576 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Freeland had an population of 3,424 people. This is a decrease of 3.03% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.01% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Freeland had a population of 3,531 people. This makes Freeland the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Freeland represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 278th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,531 people, the population of Freeland decreased 3.07% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,643 people).

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

Communities Also Named Freeland ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Freeland - they are located in Colorado, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Freeland ...

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

  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
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    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Freeland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<5>
  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Freeland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<5>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
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    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Freeland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<5>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Freeland
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Berwick [Columbia County]
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      • Berwick [Columbia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Freeland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,903 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Berwick<5>
    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
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      • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Freeland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,664 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaqua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<5>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
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      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Freeland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>
    • Lehighton [Carbon County]
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      • Lehighton [Carbon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Freeland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,313 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehighton<5>
    • Swoyersville [Luzerne County]
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      • Swoyersville [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Freeland
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swoyersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swoyersville<5>
    • Edwardsville [Luzerne County]
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      • Edwardsville [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Freeland
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edwardsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,723 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edwardsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edwardsville<5>

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 Freeland. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Freeland.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Freeland. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Freeland.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Freeland ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Freeland. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Freeland.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Freeland - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Freeland) 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 Freeland. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Freeland

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Freeland. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0174, Longitude: -75.8976    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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