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The population of Nanticoke is approximately 11,122 (2001), 10465 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,635 (1990), 4693 (2010).

The amount of land area in Nanticoke is 9.082 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Nanticoke is 3.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.273 sq kilometers.
The distance from Nanticoke to Washington DC is 167 miles. The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 79 miles. (as the crow flies)
Nanticoke is positioned 41.20 degrees north of the equator and 76.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Nanticoke elevation is 540 feet above sea level.
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Nanticoke location: in northeastern Pennsylvania. It is about 43 miles from Allentown and about 6 miles from Wilkes-Barre. Nearby communities are: Wilkes-Barre, Hunlock Creek, Wapwallopen, Glen Lyon, Alden, Warrior Run and Plymouth. Here is a map page for Nanticoke.

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The weather in Nanticoke is moderate. Here is a weather page for Nanticoke.
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Nanticoke history: Here is a history page for Nanticoke with lots of pictures too.

"Apparently Nanticoke was an early home of Nanticoke Indians. The story goes that Nanticoke owed its beginnings to water power made possible by a nearby falls. The Nanticoke, by the way, known for settling the eastern shore region of Maryland, are sometimes known as "the seashore settlers." At least one other town in this region, Towanda, owes its name to the Nanticoke." (from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara

Here is another history page from the city.
The incorporation date of Nanticoke: 1926 (city)

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Nanticoke attractions:

Learn more about Nanticoke at this informative site.

Pictures of the Nanticoke area.

The Annual Musicfest is held each year in June.

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