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Great Bend
Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania


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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Great Bend is approximately 704 (1990), 734 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 336 (1990), 341 (2010).
The amount of land area in Great Bend is 0.695 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Great Bend to Washington DC is 222 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 131 miles. (as the crow flies)
Great Bend is positioned 41.97 degrees north of the equator and 75.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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History & History Related Items

"Located in Susquehanna County, just south of the New York line, Great Bend was once known as Lodersville. The Susquehanna River heads toward Great Bend from Binghamton and then takes a "great bend" and heads back up into New York State "
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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