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Welcome to Mount Pocono ...

Mount Pocono is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Pocono has a population of 3,119 people<3> (see below for details).

Mount Pocono is 1,980 feet [604 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Pocono had an population of 3,119 people. This is a decrease of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 13.75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Pocono had a population of 3,170 people. This makes Mount Pocono the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Mount Pocono represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 302nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,170 people, the population of Mount Pocono increased 15.61% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,742 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Pocono.

Communities near Mount Pocono ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pocono
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pocono
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • East Stroudsburg [Monroe County]
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    • East Stroudsburg [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Pocono
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Stroudsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Stroudsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Stroudsburg<6>
  • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moosic
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pocono
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moosic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,832 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moosic
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Stroudsburg [Monroe County]
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      • Stroudsburg [Monroe County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Mount Pocono
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,558 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stroudsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stroudsburg<6>
    • Dupont [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dupont
      • Dupont [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pocono
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dupont have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,683 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dupont
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dupont<6>
    • Avoca [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avoca
      • Avoca [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pocono
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Avoca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,629 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avoca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Avoca<6>
    • Moscow [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
      • Moscow [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pocono
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,035 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<6>
    • Yatesville [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yatesville
      • Yatesville [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Mount Pocono
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Yatesville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 611 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yatesville
    • Penn Lake Park [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penn Lake Park
      • Penn Lake Park [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Mount Pocono
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penn Lake Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 308 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penn Lake Park

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Pocono ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Monroe County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Monroe County: www.co.monroe.pa.us/

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 Monroe, 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 Mount Pocono.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Pocono - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Pocono) 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 Mount Pocono. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Pocono

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Pocono. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1895, Longitude: -75.4302       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Pocono 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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