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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Tunkhannock is approximately 2,251 (1990), 1836 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 916 (1990), 817 (2010).
The amount of land area in Tunkhannock is 2.278 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Tunkhannock to Washington DC is 190 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 100 miles. (as the crow flies)
Tunkhannock is positioned 41.54 degrees north of the equator and 75.94 degrees west of the prime meridian.


northwest of Scranton in Wyoming County in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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"Some tribes used a word to denote the smaller of two converging streams, and the word is tankhanne. The tankhanne in question is the adjacent Tunkhannock Creek, which converges with the Susquehanna River."
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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