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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Towanda is approximately 3,242 (1990), 2919 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,464 (1990), 1241 (2010).
The amount of land area in Towanda is 2.928 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Towanda to Washington DC is 200 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 105 miles. (as the crow flies)
Towanda is positioned 41.77 degrees north of the equator and 76.44 degrees west of the prime meridian.


south of Sayre in northern Pennsylvania. Not far from the New York border.
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History & History Related Items

"From a Nanticoke Indian name tawundeunk, meaning "where we bury the dead." Nanticoke rituals included burying the bones of the dead in sacred grounds. Towanda, once called Meansville, takes the name from the nearby Towanda Creek."
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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Towanda is the county seat for Bradford County.

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