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Welcome to Moosic ...

Moosic is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

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 total 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 (with 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.

  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkes-Barre
    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Moosic
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkes-Barre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<6>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Moosic
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nanticoke
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Moosic
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nanticoke
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Moosic
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archbald
      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Moosic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
      • 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 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Moosic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Plymouth
      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Moosic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson City
      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Moosic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,761 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickson City<6>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Moosic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,541 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<6>
    • Olyphant [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olyphant
      • Olyphant [Lackawanna County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Moosic
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olyphant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,023 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olyphant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olyphant<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 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Lackawanna County

About Pennsylvania

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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Lackawanna, 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 Moosic.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Moosic - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Moosic) 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 Moosic. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Moosic

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Moosic. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3659, Longitude: -75.7132       In this case, the coordinates for Moosic 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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