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Welcome to Lackawaxen ...

Lackawaxen is located in Pike County<1>.

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

Lackawaxen is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lackawaxen is located in the (570) area code.

Communities near Lackawaxen ...

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

  • Thompson (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Thompson lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Lackawaxen and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,082 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Port Jervis (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
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    • Port Jervis lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Lackawaxen and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,453 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Port Jervis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Port Jervis<5>
  • Deerpark (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
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    • Deerpark lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Lackawaxen and is located in Orange County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,690 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deerpark have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Monticello (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
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    • Monticello lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Lackawaxen and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,402 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<5>
  • Honesdale (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northwest)
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    • Honesdale lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Lackawaxen and is located in Wayne County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honesdale<5>
  • Bethel (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
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    • Bethel lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Lackawaxen and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,159 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Delaware (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
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    • Delaware lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the north of Lackawaxen and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,566 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaware have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Highland (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
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    • Highland lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of Lackawaxen and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,489 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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  • Lumberland (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lumberland
    • Lumberland lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Lackawaxen and is located in Sullivan County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,384 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lumberland
  • Matamoras (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Matamoras
    • Matamoras lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Lackawaxen and is located in Pike County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,364 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Matamoras have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Matamoras
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Matamoras<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 Lackawaxen. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lackawaxen.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lackawaxen ...

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

Adding Lackawaxen to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Lackawaxen 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 Lackawaxen was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Lackawaxen on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Lackawaxen

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About Pike County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for Pike County: www.pikepa.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 Pike, 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 Lackawaxen - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Lackawaxen) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lackawaxen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4820, Longitude: -74.9860       In this case, the coordinates for Lackawaxen 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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