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Welcome to Laflin ...

Laflin is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Laflin has a population of 1,438 people<3> (see below for details).

Laflin is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Laflin is within the (570) area code.

Websites for Laflin ...

Official Website: www.laflinboro.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Laflin had an population of 1,438 people. This is a decrease of 3.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Laflin had a population of 1,487 people. This makes Laflin the county's 26th most populous community.

The population of Laflin represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 509th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,487 people, the population of Laflin has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,502 people).

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

Communities Also Named Laflin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Laflin - it's located in Missouri.

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

Communities near Laflin ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Laflin
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkes-Barre
    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Laflin
    • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Laflin
    • 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>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
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    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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      • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Laflin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Forge
      • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Laflin
      • 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>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Laflin
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Blakely
      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Laflin
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Laflin
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moosic
      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Laflin
      • 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>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Laflin ...

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

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About Luzerne County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Laflin: www.laflinboro.com/

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 Laflin.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Laflin - 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 from Point A (ie- Laflin) 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 Laflin. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Laflin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Laflin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2901, Longitude: -75.7930       In this case, the coordinates for Laflin 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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