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Welcome to Lynnwood ...

Lynnwood is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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

Lynnwood is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Lynnwood is within the (570) area code.

Communities Also Named Lynnwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Lynnwood: This one is located in Luzerne County and the other is located in Fayette County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 10 communities that are also named Lynnwood - they are located in Alberta, Georgia, Illinois (2), Ontario, South Carolina, Virginia (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Lynnwood ...

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

  • Scranton
  • Hazleton
  • Nanticoke
  • Old Forge
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Forge
    • Old Forge lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Lynnwood.
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<5>
  • Pittston
  • Taylor
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
    • Taylor lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Lynnwood.
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
  • Moosic
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moosic
    • Moosic lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Lynnwood.
    • 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<5>
  • Exeter
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
    • Exeter lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Lynnwood.
    • 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<5>
  • Swoyersville
  • Duryea
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duryea
    • Duryea lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Lynnwood.
    • 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<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 Lynnwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lynnwood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lynnwood ...

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

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lynnwood - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lynnwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lynnwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2348, Longitude: -75.9316       In this case, the coordinates for Lynnwood 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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