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Welcome to Waymart ...

Waymart is located in Wayne County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Waymart has a population of 1,268 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Waymart is 1,870 feet [570 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Waymart lies within the (570) area code.

The ZIP code for Waymart: 18472<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Waymart had an population of 1,268 people. This is a decrease of 5.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 11.27% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Waymart had a population of 1,341 people. This makes Waymart the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Waymart represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 527th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,341 people, the population of Waymart decreased 6.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,429 people).

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

Communities near Waymart ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Waymart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,532 people
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    • 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 southwest of Waymart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,836 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Waymart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,380 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
  • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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    • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Waymart
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,055 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Waymart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,174 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<6>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
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      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Waymart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,731 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson City have been provided by the GNIS.<7> 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]
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      • Olyphant [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Waymart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,007 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Olyphant have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Olyphant
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Olyphant<6>
    • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarks Summit
      • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Waymart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,843 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarks Summit<6>
    • Jessup [Lackawanna County]
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      • Jessup [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Waymart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,372 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jessup have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jessup
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jessup<6>
    • Honesdale [Wayne County]
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      • Honesdale [Wayne County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Waymart
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,298 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Honesdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Honesdale<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 Waymart. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Waymart.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Waymart ...

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

Adding Waymart to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Waymart 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 Waymart was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Waymart on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

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

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Wayne County

About Pennsylvania

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

The official website for Wayne County: www.co.wayne.pa.us/

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 Wayne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Waymart.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Waymart - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Waymart). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Waymart or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 from Point A (ie- Waymart) 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 Waymart. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WaymartOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Waymart. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5806, Longitude: -75.4086    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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