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Welcome to Nescopeck ...

Nescopeck is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nescopeck has a population of 1,527 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Nescopeck.

Nescopeck is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Nescopeck is within the boundaries of the (570) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nescopeck had an population of 1,527 people. This is a decrease of 3.54% since the 2010 Census.

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nescopeck had a population of 1,583 people. This makes Nescopeck the county's 25th most populous community.

The population of Nescopeck represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 487th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,583 people, the population of Nescopeck increased 3.6% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,528 people).

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

Communities near Nescopeck ...

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

  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Nescopeck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,809 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<6>
  • Bloomsburg [Columbia County]
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    • Bloomsburg [Columbia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Nescopeck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,749 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomsburg<6>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Nescopeck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,278 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
  • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
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    • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Nescopeck
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,752 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County]
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      • Shenandoah [Schuylkill County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Nescopeck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,738 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shenandoah<6>
    • West Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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      • West Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Nescopeck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,318 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on West Hazleton
    • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County]
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      • Mahanoy City [Schuylkill County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Nescopeck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,928 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mahanoy City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahanoy City<6>
    • Frackville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Frackville [Schuylkill County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Nescopeck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,598 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frackville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frackville<6>
    • Freeland [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Freeland
      • Freeland [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Nescopeck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,413 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Freeland<6>
    • Ashley [Luzerne County]
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      • Ashley [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Nescopeck
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,734 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashley<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 Nescopeck. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nescopeck.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nescopeck ...

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

Adding Nescopeck to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nescopeck in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Nescopeck was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Nescopeck on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Nescopeck

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About Luzerne County

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nescopeck. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Nescopeck.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nescopeck - 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- Nescopeck) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Nescopeck. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NescopeckOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nescopeck. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0526, Longitude: -76.2097       In this case, the coordinates for Nescopeck 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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