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Welcome to Hughestown ...

Hughestown is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hughestown has a population of 1,349 people<3> (see below for details).

Hughestown is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Hughestown lies within the (570) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hughestown had an population of 1,349 people. This is a decrease of 3.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hughestown had a population of 1,392 people. This makes Hughestown the county's 27th most populous community.

The population of Hughestown represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 517th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,392 people, the population of Hughestown decreased 9.67% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,541 people).

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

Communities near Hughestown ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Hughestown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
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    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Hughestown
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Hughestown
    • 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
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
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    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Hughestown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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      • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Hughestown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hughestown
      • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Hughestown
      • 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
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Hughestown
      • 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
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
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      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Hughestown
      • 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
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<6>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
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      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Hughestown
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hughestown ...

Looking for more information about Hughestown? 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 Hughestown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Hughestown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Luzerne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hughestown. 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 Hughestown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hughestown - 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 from Point A (ie- Hughestown) 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 Hughestown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Hughestown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hughestown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3276, Longitude: -75.7741       In this case, the coordinates for Hughestown 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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