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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Larksville is approximately 4,700 (1990), 4480 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,808 (1990), 1814 (2010).
The amount of land area in Larksville is 12.329 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.413 sq kilometers.
The distance from Larksville to Washington DC is 172 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 84 miles. (as the crow flies)
Larksville is positioned 41.25 degrees north of the equator and 75.93 degrees west of the prime meridian.


west of Wilkes-Barre in eastern Pennsylvania.
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"One hundred fifty years ago, people called this area Blindtown, for reasons one can only guess. The story goes that the name slowly changed after the death of old Peggy Lark, who lived in Blindtown until she died at the ripe old age of 106"
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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