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West Pittston
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

ZipCodes
18643




Page Contents for West Pittston, Pennsylvania

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Location

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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of West Pittston is approximately 5,590 (1990), 4868 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,411 (1990), 2196 (2010).
The amount of land area in West Pittston is 2.12 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.333 sq kilometers.
The distance from West Pittston to Washington DC is 179 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 92 miles. (as the crow flies)
West Pittston is positioned 41.32 degrees north of the equator and 75.80 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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History & History Related Items

"Pittston Until 1859, West Pittston was known as Jenkins Fort, a small stockade built by the British in 1778. Jenkins Fort isn't totally forgotten; today Jenkins Township carries on the name."
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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