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Welcome to White Haven ...

White Haven is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for White Haven: White Hvn. (or less commonly used: White Havn.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, White Haven has a population of 1,100 people<3> (see below for details).

White Haven is 1,400 feet [427 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

White Haven is within the (570) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, White Haven had an population of 1,100 people. This is an increase of 0.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, White Haven had a population of 1,097 people. This makes White Haven the county's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,097 people, the population of White Haven decreased 7.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,182 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for White Haven.

Communities Also Named White Haven ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named White Haven - they are located in Montana and Tennessee.

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

Communities near White Haven ...

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

  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
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    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of White Haven
    • 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>
  • Hazleton [Luzerne County]
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    • Hazleton [Luzerne County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of White Haven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 24,794 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hazleton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hazleton<6>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
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    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of White Haven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of White Haven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
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      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of White Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<6>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
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      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of White Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Plymouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plymouth
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<6>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
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      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of White Haven
      • 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>
    • Lehighton [Carbon County]
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      • Lehighton [Carbon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of White Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,313 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehighton<6>
    • Swoyersville [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swoyersville
      • Swoyersville [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of White Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,009 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swoyersville<6>
    • West Pittston [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Pittston
      • West Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of White Haven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,761 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Pittston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Pittston<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 White Haven. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for White Haven.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around White Haven. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for White Haven.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Haven ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Luzerne County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Luzerne County: www.luzernecounty.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 Luzerne, 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 White Haven.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around White Haven - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- White Haven) 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 White Haven. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from White Haven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Haven. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0581, Longitude: -75.8413       In this case, the coordinates for White Haven 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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