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Welcome to Hawley ...

Hawley is located in Wayne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hawley has a population of 1,144 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Hawley.

Hawley is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Hawley lies within the (570) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hawley had an population of 1,144 people. This is a decrease of 5.53% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hawley had a population of 1,211 people. This makes Hawley the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,211 people, the population of Hawley decreased 7.06% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,303 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hawley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 20 communities that are also named Hawley - they are located in California (2), Colorado, Idaho, Illinois (2), Iowa, Kansas, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Oklahoma, Ontario, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Hawley ...

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

  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Hawley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,380 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
  • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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    • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Hawley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
  • Jessup [Lackawanna County]
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    • Jessup [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Hawley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,372 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jessup have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jessup<6>
  • Honesdale [Wayne County]
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    • Honesdale [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Hawley
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honesdale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Highland [Sullivan County]
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      • Highland [Sullivan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Hawley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,489 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lumberland [Sullivan County]
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      • Lumberland [Sullivan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Hawley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,384 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberland
    • Jermyn [Lackawanna County]
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      • Jermyn [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Hawley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,037 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jermyn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jermyn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jermyn<6>
    • Moscow [Lackawanna County]
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      • Moscow [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Hawley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,026 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<6>
    • Forest City [Susquehanna County]
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      • Forest City [Susquehanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hawley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,721 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<6>
    • Mayfield [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayfield
      • Mayfield [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Hawley
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayfield<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 Hawley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hawley.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hawley. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hawley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hawley ...

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

Adding Hawley to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hawley 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 Hawley was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hawley on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hawley on our Genealogy Page.

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About Wayne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.pa.us/

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 Wayne, 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 Hawley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hawley - 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- Hawley) 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 Hawley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HawleyOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hawley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4743, Longitude: -75.1888       In this case, the coordinates for Hawley 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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