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Welcome to Jermyn ...

Jermyn is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jermyn has a population of 2,053 people<3> (see below for details).

Jermyn is 970 feet [296 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jermyn had an population of 2,053 people. This is a decrease of 5.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jermyn had a population of 2,169 people. This makes Jermyn the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Jermyn represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 406th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,169 people, the population of Jermyn decreased 5.16% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,287 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jermyn ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Jermyn - they are located in Ontario and Texas.

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

Communities near Jermyn ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scranton
    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunmore
    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Forge
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,894 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<6>
  • Pittston [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittston
    • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 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<6>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
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      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,832 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<6>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson City
      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,761 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<6>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<6>
    • Olyphant [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olyphant
      • Olyphant [Lackawanna County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Jermyn
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olyphant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olyphant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olyphant<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 Jermyn. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jermyn.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jermyn ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Lackawanna County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lackawanna County: www.lackawannacounty.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 Lackawanna, 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 Jermyn.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jermyn - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jermyn) 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 Jermyn. 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 Jermyn

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jermyn. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5292, Longitude: -75.5457       In this case, the coordinates for Jermyn 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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