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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Meshoppen is approximately 439 (1990), 563 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 197 (1990), 190 (2010).
The amount of land area in Meshoppen is 1.85 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Meshoppen to Washington DC is 194 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 102 miles. (as the crow flies)
Meshoppen is positioned 41.61 degrees north of the equator and 76.04 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in Wyoming County, northwest of Scranton.
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"Meshoppen Indian for "glass beads,' referring perhaps to an early trading point where glass beads were accepted as the medium of exchange. "
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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