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(Luzerne County)

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Welcome to Hillside ...

Hillside is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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

Hillside is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hillside is located in the (570) area code.

Communities Also Named Hillside ...

While we believe that this Hillside is located in Luzerne County, we know of another 4 Pennsylvania communities named Hillside. Those communities are located in the following counties: Lehigh, Montgomery, Schuylkill and Westmoreland County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 55 communities that are also named Hillside - they are located in Arizona, Arkansas, California (2), Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Maine, Maryland (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (5), Nova Scotia (3), Ontario, Oregon, Quebec, South Carolina (3), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah (2), Washington and Wisconsin (3).

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

Communities near Hillside ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Hillside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,532 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<5>
  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
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    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Hillside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,597 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<5>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Hillside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,836 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<5>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southwest of Hillside
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,278 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
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      • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,838 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<5>
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
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      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,724 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<5>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,879 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
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      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,813 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moosic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moosic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<5>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
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      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the south of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,752 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
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      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Hillside
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,731 people
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickson City<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 Hillside. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hillside.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hillside ...

Looking for more information about Hillside? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Hillside, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hillside.

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About Luzerne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hillside. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hillside - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Hillside) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hillside. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2973, Longitude: -75.9249       In this case, the coordinates for Hillside have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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