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Welcome to Tunkhannock ...

Tunkhannock is located in Wyoming County<1> and is the County Seat for Wyoming County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tunkhannock has a population of 1,697 people<3> (see below for details).

Tunkhannock is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Tunkhannock lies within the (570) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tunkhannock had an population of 1,697 people. This is a decrease of 7.57% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tunkhannock had a population of 1,836 people (or 6.49% of the total population of Wyoming County). This makes Tunkhannock the county's most populous community.

The population of Tunkhannock represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 449th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,836 people, the population of Tunkhannock decreased 3.92% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,911 people).

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

Communities near Tunkhannock ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tunkhannock
    • 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 southeast of Tunkhannock
    • 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>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
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    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Tunkhannock
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
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    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Tunkhannock
    • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tunkhannock
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<6>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Tunkhannock
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Tunkhannock
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Tunkhannock
      • 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Tunkhannock
      • 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>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Tunkhannock
      • 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>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tunkhannock. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tunkhannock.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tunkhannock ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Wyoming County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tunkhannock. 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 Tunkhannock.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tunkhannock - 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- Tunkhannock) 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 Tunkhannock. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tunkhannock

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tunkhannock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5401, Longitude: -75.9499       In this case, the coordinates for Tunkhannock 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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