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Welcome to Throop ...

Throop is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Throop has a population of 3,896 people<3> (see below for details).

Throop is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Throop had an population of 3,896 people. This is a decrease of 4.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Throop had a population of 4,088 people. This makes Throop the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Throop represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 246th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,088 people, the population of Throop increased 1.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 4,010 people).

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

Communities Also Named Throop ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Throop - they are located in Kansas and New York.

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

Communities near Throop ...

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

  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkes-Barre
    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Throop
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Throop
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Throop
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Forge
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Throop
    • 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.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
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      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Throop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<6>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Archbald
      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Throop
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Throop
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moosic
      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Throop
      • 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>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Throop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<6>
    • Swoyersville [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swoyersville
      • Swoyersville [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Throop
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swoyersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swoyersville<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 Throop. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Throop.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Throop ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lackawanna County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Throop.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Throop - 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' (or 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- Throop) 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 Throop. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Throop

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Throop. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4495, Longitude: -75.6155       In this case, the coordinates for Throop 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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