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Duryea

Luzerne County,

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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.


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18642

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The population of Duryea is approximately 4,869 (1990), 4917 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,089 (1990), 2120 (2010).

The amount of land area in Duryea is 14.269 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.574 sq kilometers.
The distance from Duryea to Washington DC is 181 miles. The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 94 miles. (as the crow flies)
Duryea is positioned 41.35 degrees north of the equator and 75.77 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Location

Duryea location: in northeastern Pennsylvania

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Duryea history:

"Home to immigrants from a variety of European countries, Duryea was at times referred to as Babylon, for its 'babel' of languages, and also as Marcy. Indeed, a Marcy Street still exists here, and there may at one time have been a Babylon Breaker. It was eventually named for Abram Duryea, a mine speculator from New York. "
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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