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Welcome to Olyphant ...
The location of Olyphant has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Olyphant has a population of 5,021 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Olyphant.
Olyphant is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Olyphant lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Olyphant had an population of 5,021 people. This is a decrease of 2.52% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.86% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Olyphant had a population of 5,151 people. This makes Olyphant the county's 10th most populous community.
The population of Olyphant represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 188th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,151 people, the population of Olyphant increased 3.48% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,978 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Olyphant.
Communities Also Named Olyphant ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Olyphant - it's located in Arkansas.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Olyphant.
Communities near Olyphant ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Olyphant.
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 Olyphant. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Olyphant.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Olyphant. 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 Olyphant.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Olyphant. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Olyphant.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Olyphant ...
Looking for more information about Olyphant? 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 Olyphant, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Olyphant.
Adding Olyphant to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Olyphant 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 Olyphant was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Olyphant on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Olyphant on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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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: 09 Aug 2022