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Laflin
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

ZipCodes
18702




Page Contents for Laflin, Pennsylvania

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government



Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Laflin is approximately 1,498 (1990), 1487 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 548 (1990), 625 (2010).
The amount of land area in Laflin is 3.498 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Laflin to Washington DC is 177 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 90 miles. (as the crow flies)
Laflin is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 75.79 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in the general Wilkes-Barre area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a short history of Laflin Borough.

"Another town built near a mill, this time a gunpowder mill. The wealthy H.D. Laflin built seven powder mills here in 1872 and 1873, competing with the powerful du Pont family's mill in Dupont" (from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara
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The founding of Laflin

September 10, 1889


Attractions

Photos from Laflin Borough.
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Laflin City Government

Laflin Borough
47 Laflin Road
Laflin, Pa. 18702
Phone: 570-654-3323
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Laflin has a Mayor/council form of government.



The Laflin Borough Police Department
47 Laflin Road
Wilkes-Barre, Pa 18702
Phone: (570)655-5405
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The Laflin Borough Fire Department
47 Laflin Road
Laflin, PA 18702
Phone: 570-655-4014

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