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Welcome to Nicholson ...

Nicholson is located in Wyoming County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nicholson has a population of 708 people<3> (see below for details).

Nicholson is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Nicholson: (570)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nicholson had an population of 708 people. This is a decrease of 7.69% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.7% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nicholson had a population of 767 people. This makes Nicholson the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 767 people, the population of Nicholson increased 7.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 713 people).

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

Communities Also Named Nicholson ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Nicholson - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Montana, North Dakota, Ontario and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Nicholson ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Nicholson
    • 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 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Nicholson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Nicholson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
  • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
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    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Nicholson
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,894 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the south of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 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<6>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
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      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,832 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<6>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson City
      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,761 people
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickson City<6>
    • Olyphant [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Olyphant
      • Olyphant [Lackawanna County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Nicholson
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,023 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olyphant have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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 Nicholson. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nicholson.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nicholson. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Nicholson.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nicholson ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Wyoming, 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 Nicholson.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nicholson - 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 from Point A (ie- Nicholson) 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 Nicholson. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Nicholson

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nicholson. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6245, Longitude: -75.7810       In this case, the coordinates for Nicholson 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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