Hughestown, Pennsylvania

Hughestown: Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

About

Hughestown is a city located in the county of Luzerne in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,392 and a population density of 1,530 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,356 inhabitants.

The city was created 145 years ago in 1878.

Hughestown locator map
Location of Hughestown on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Hughestown

Population : 1,356 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Luzerne County
Phone Area Codes : 570
Area : 0.91 km2
Altitude : 774 feet / 236 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1879 (145 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−04:00, Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:13:22 (14th April 2024)
Density : 1,490 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.65% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Hughestown is located at 41°19'37"N 75°46'24"W (41.3270200, -75.7732500). It has 4 neighbors: Dupont, Duryea, Pittston and City of Pittston.

Hughestown map

Hughestown has 4 neighbours.

  • Dupont borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • Duryea borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • Pittston city in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • City of Pittston township in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Hughestown decreased by 2.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 1,541 - census
2010 1,392 -10.7% census
2011 1,366 -1.9% estimation process
2012 1,367 0.07% estimation process
2013 1,361 -0.44% estimation process
2014 1,357 -0.29% estimation process
2015 1,353 -0.3% estimation process
2016 1,350 -0.22% estimation process
2017 1,350 0% estimation process
2018 1,351 0.07% estimation process
2019 1,349 -0.15% estimation process
2020 1,356 0.52% estimation process

People born in Hughestown (1)

United States Army soldier during World War II Joe Toye was born in Hughestown

Schools in Hughestown

College & universities near Hughestown, PA

Code Name City ZIP
212355 Empire Beauty School-Wyoming Valley Moosic (PA) 18507
365383 Wilkes-Barre Area Career and Technical Center Practical Nursing Wilkes Barre (PA) 18705-0699
249609 Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Forty Fort (PA) 18704-2936
213321 King's College Wilkes-Barre (PA) 18711-0801
217040 Yeshivath Beth Moshe Scranton (PA) 18505-2196

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hughestown, PA

Code Name Address Type
SRN Scranton, PA 23 Lackawanna Avenue BUS
WKB Wilkes-Barre, PA 47 South Washington Street BUS
WHV White Haven, PA I-476, Exit 95/I-80, Exit 277, at Hwy 940 BUS

Post offices near Hughestown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pittston Post Office Pittston (PA) 18640
Duryea Post Office Duryea (PA) 18642
West Pittston Post Office West Pittston (PA) 18643
Wyoming Post Office Wyoming (PA) 18644
Taylor Post Office Taylor (PA) 18517

Other cities in Luzerne County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Luzerne County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Back Mountain 26,973 Unincorporated community
Hazleton 24,809 City in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Kingston 12,787 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Nanticoke 10,278 City in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Plains 9,657 Township in eastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Cranberry 6,218 Township in Butler County, Pennsylvania
Plymouth 5,752 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Exeter 5,519 Borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States
Swoyersville 5,010 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Duryea 4,910 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Pittston 4,745 Borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Edwardsville 4,738 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Larksville 4,395 Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
West Hazleton 4,318 Borough in southwestern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
Forty Fort 4,025 Borough in northeastern Luzerne, County, Pennsylvania
Freeland 3,413 Borough in southern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Hughestown distances to largest Pennsylvania cities