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Welcome to Wyoming ...

Wyoming is located in Luzerne County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Wyoming has a population of 3,011 people<3> (see below for details).

Wyoming is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Wyoming is located in the (570) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Wyoming had an population of 3,011 people. This is a decrease of 2.02% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Wyoming had a population of 3,073 people. This makes Wyoming the county's 16th most populous community.

The population of Wyoming represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 310th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,073 people, the population of Wyoming decreased 4.59% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,221 people).

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

Communities Also Named Wyoming ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Wyoming: This one is located in Luzerne County and the other is located in Philadelphia County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 21 communities that are also named Wyoming - they are located in Delaware, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Ontario, Rhode Island, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Wyoming ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Wyoming
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
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    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Wyoming
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Wyoming
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Wyoming
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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      • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Wyoming
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<6>
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
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      • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Wyoming
      • 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.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,894 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<6>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Wyoming
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Wyoming
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
      • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Wyoming
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
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      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Wyoming
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moosic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,832 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moosic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<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 Wyoming. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wyoming.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wyoming ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Luzerne County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wyoming. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3104, Longitude: -75.8352       In this case, the coordinates for Wyoming 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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