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Welcome to Honesdale ...

Honesdale is located in Wayne County<1> and is the County Seat for Wayne County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Honesdale has a population of 4,281 people<2> (see below for details).

Honesdale is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Honesdale had an population of 4,281 people. This is a decrease of 4.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Honesdale had a population of 4,480 people (or 8.48% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Honesdale the county's most populous community.

The population of Honesdale represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 221st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,480 people, the population of Honesdale decreased 8.08% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,874 people).

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

Communities near Honesdale ...

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

  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Honesdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<5>
  • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archbald
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Honesdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<5>
  • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blakely
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Honesdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<5>
  • Olyphant [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olyphant
    • Olyphant [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Honesdale
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,023 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olyphant have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olyphant
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olyphant<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jessup [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jessup
      • Jessup [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Honesdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,400 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jessup have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jessup<5>
    • Delaware [Sullivan County]
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      • Delaware [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Honesdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,566 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaware have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaware
    • Highland [Sullivan County]
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      • Highland [Sullivan County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Honesdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,484 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Jermyn [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jermyn
      • Jermyn [Lackawanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Honesdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,053 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jermyn have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jermyn
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jermyn<5>
    • Forest City [Susquehanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest City
      • Forest City [Susquehanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Honesdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,741 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest City<5>
    • Mayfield [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mayfield
      • Mayfield [Lackawanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Honesdale
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,695 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mayfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mayfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mayfield<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 Honesdale. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Honesdale.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Honesdale. Our list includes 26 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Honesdale.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Honesdale ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Wayne County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Honesdale. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Honesdale.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Honesdale - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Honesdale) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Honesdale. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Honesdale

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Honesdale. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5746, Longitude: -75.2569    
<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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