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Welcome to Jessup ...

Jessup is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jessup has a population of 4,398 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Jessup is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jessup had an population of 4,398 people. This is a decrease of 5.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jessup had a population of 4,676 people. This makes Jessup the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Jessup represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 208th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,676 people, the population of Jessup has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,718 people).

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

Communities Also Named Jessup ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Jessup - they are located in California, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada and Ohio.

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

Communities near Jessup ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Jessup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,532 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Jessup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,836 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Jessup
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,380 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
  • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
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    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Jessup
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
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      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Jessup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,724 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Jessup
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
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      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Jessup
      • 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<6>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
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      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Jessup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,519 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>
    • Duryea [Luzerne County]
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      • Duryea [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Jessup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duryea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duryea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duryea<6>
    • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County]
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      • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Jessup
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,843 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarks Summit<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 Jessup. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jessup.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jessup ...

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

Adding Jessup to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Jessup 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 Jessup was on a map titled Map of Pennsylvania (from Rand McNally, 1911).

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

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About Lackawanna County

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Jessup. 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 Jessup.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jessup - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Jessup) 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 Jessup. 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 JessupOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jessup. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4773, Longitude: -75.5652       In this case, the coordinates for Jessup 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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