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Clarks Summit
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania


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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Clarks Summit is approximately 5,433 (1990), 5116 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,201 (1990), 2216 (2010).
The amount of land area in Clarks Summit is 4.139 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Clarks Summit to Washington DC is 192 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Clarks Summit is positioned 41.49 degrees north of the equator and 75.70 degrees west of the prime meridian.


just northwest of the city of Scranton
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History & History Related Items

In 1799, Deacon William Clark cleared a triangular piece of land at the now-familiar summit. The cleared parcel was referred to as a 'green,' hence Clarks Summit and Clarks Green. ."
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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Clarks Summit City Government

Clarks Summit has a Strong Council/Mayor form of Government
The Seven Member Borough Council meets 1st Wednesday of month in Borough Council Chamber at 7 PM. The Council work session is last Wednesday of month at 7 PM in Borough Council Chambers

Clarks Summit Schools

The Art Room
Community Art School for children since 1994
Directed by Barry K. Singer
Benton Civic Center
Fleetville, PA
Phone: 570-945-7807
Email Baptist Bible College

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