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Welcome to Moosic ...
The location of Moosic has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Moosic, you might consider that their post office opened in 1858.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Moosic has a population of 5,832 people<3> (see below for details).
Moosic is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Moosic lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Websites for Moosic ...
Official Website: www.moosic.boroughs.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Moosic had an population of 5,832 people. This is an increase of 1.98% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.61% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Moosic had a population of 5,719 people. This makes Moosic the county's 9th most populous community.
The population of Moosic represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 162nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,719 people, the population of Moosic increased 2.58% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,575 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Moosic.
Communities near Moosic ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Moosic.
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 Moosic. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Moosic.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Moosic. 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 Moosic.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Moosic. See our Newspapers Page for Moosic.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Moosic ...
Looking for more information about Moosic? 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 Moosic, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Moosic.
Adding Moosic to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Moosic in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Moosic was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>
We also found Moosic in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Moosic.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Moosic: www.moosic.boroughs.org/
The official website for Lackawanna County: www.lackawannacounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 24 Feb 2024