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Old Forge
Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

ZipCodes
18518




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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Old Forge is approximately 8,834 (1990), 8313 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 3,798 (1990), 3734 (2010).
The amount of land area in Old Forge is 8.873 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Old Forge to Washington DC is 183 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 96 miles. (as the crow flies)
Old Forge is positioned 41.36 degrees north of the equator and 75.74 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northeastern Pennsylvania
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History & History Related Items

"The mediocre quality of ore in the Old Forge area led to at least one abandoned forge around 1800. A quarter century later, when settlers returned, the community referred to the abandoned works as the "old forge. "
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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