Scranton, Pennsylvanie

ceety in Pennsylvanie, USA

Scranton is the saxt-lairgest ceety in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ahint Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie an Reading. It is the coonty seat o Lackawanna Coonty in Northeastren Pennsylvanie's Wyoming Valley an hosts a federal court biggin. Wi a population o 77,118, it is the lairgest ceety in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which haes a population o aboot 570,000.[2]

Scranton
City of Scranton
Scranton Electric Building.JPGSt. Peter's Cathedral.JPG
Downtown Scranton.JPGScranton City Hall.JPG
Courthouse Square.JPG
Frae tap, left tae richt: Scranton Electric Building, St. Peter's Cathedral, Downtown Scranton, Scranton City Hall, an Courthouse Square.
Eik-name(s): 
The Electric City
Motto(s): 
Embracing Our People, Our Traditions and Our Future
Location in Lackawanna Coonty
Location in Lackawanna Coonty
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Coordinates: 41°24′38″N 75°40′03″W / 41.41056°N 75.66750°W / 41.41056; -75.66750Coordinates: 41°24′38″N 75°40′03″W / 41.41056°N 75.66750°W / 41.41056; -75.66750
KintraUnitit States o Americae
StatePennsylvanie
CoontyLackawanna
RegionGreater Scranton
Incorporatit (burgh)14 Februar 1856
Incorporatit (ceety)23 Apryle 1866
Govrenment
 • MayorWilliam Courtright (D)
Area
 • Ceety65.89 km2 (25.44 sq mi)
 • Laund65.33 km2 (25.23 sq mi)
 • Water0.55 km2 (0.21 sq mi)
 • Metro
4,602 km2 (1,777 sq mi)
Elevation
227 m (745 ft)
Population
 • Ceety77,118 (US:439th)
 • Density1,161/km2 (3,006/sq mi)
 • Urban
381,502 (US:99th)
 • Metro
562,037 (US:95th)
Demonym(s)Scrantonian
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
18447, 18501-18505, 18507-18510, 18512, 18514-18515, 18517-18519, 18522, 18540, 18577
Area code(s)570/272
Primary AirportWilkes-Barre/Scranton Internaitional Airport- AVP (Major/International)
Seicondar AirportWilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport- WBW (Minor)
Websitewww.scrantonpa.gov

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ReferencesEedit

  1. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 11 Juin 2014.
  2. "Scranton, Wilkes, Barre Metro Area". Usa.com. Retrieved 26 October 2015.

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  Travel guide tae Scranton,PA frae Wikivoyage