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Welcome to Lansford ...

Lansford is located in Carbon County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Lansford has a population of 3,803 people<3> (see below for details).

Lansford is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lansford had an population of 3,803 people. This is a decrease of 3.5% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lansford had a population of 3,941 people (which is 6.04% of the total population of Carbon County). This makes Lansford the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lansford represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 256th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,941 people, the population of Lansford decreased 6.83% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,230 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lansford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Lansford - it's located in North Dakota.

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

Communities near Lansford ...

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

  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hazleton
    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Lansford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<6>
  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottsville
    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Lansford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,475 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottsville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<6>
  • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tamaqua
    • Tamaqua [Schuylkill County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Lansford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,664 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tamaqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamaqua<6>
  • Palmerton [Carbon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmerton
    • Palmerton [Carbon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Lansford
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,336 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmerton
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lehighton [Carbon County]
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      • Lehighton [Carbon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Lansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehighton<6>
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shenandoah
      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Lansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,760 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shenandoah
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<6>
    • Jim Thorpe [Carbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jim Thorpe
      • Jim Thorpe [Carbon County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Lansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,657 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jim Thorpe
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jim Thorpe<6>
    • West Hazleton [Luzerne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Hazleton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Hazleton
      • West Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Lansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Hazleton
    • Hamburg [Berks County]
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      • Hamburg [Berks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Lansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<6>
    • Slatington [Lehigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Slatington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Slatington
      • Slatington [Lehigh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Lansford
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,307 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Slatington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Slatington<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 Lansford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lansford.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lansford. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Lansford.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lansford ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Carbon County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Carbon County: www.carboncounty.com/

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 Carbon, 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 Lansford.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lansford - 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- Lansford) 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 Lansford. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lansford

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lansford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8323, Longitude: -75.8835       In this case, the coordinates for Lansford 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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