Luzerne Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Luzerne: Borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States

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Location of Luzerne on Pennsylvania map.

About

Luzerne is a city located in the county of Luzerne in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,845 and a population density of 1,593 people per km². After 7 years in 2017 city had an estimated population of 2,851 inhabitants.

The city was created 139 years ago in 1881.

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Geography

Luzerne is located at 41°17'8"N 75°54'4"W (41.2856400, -75.9010300). It has 2 neighbors: Kingston and Swoyersville.

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Luzerne Quick Facts

Population : 2,851 (2017)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Luzerne County
Postal code : 18709
Phone Area Codes : 570
Area : 1.79 km2
Altitude : 2,057 feet / 627 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1882 (139 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 02:17:47 (24th October 2021)
Density : 1,596 Pop. per km² as of 2017
Population growth : 0.21% (2010-2017)

Luzerne has 2 neighbours.

  • Kingston borough in central Luzerne County, Pennsylvania
  • Swoyersville borough in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Demographics

The population of Luzerne increased by 0.21% in 7 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 2,952 - census
2010 2,845 -3.76% census
2017 2,851 0.21% 2012-01-01T00:00:00Z

Hartseph, Luzerne

People born in Luzerne (4)

People born in Luzerne, including basketball player Chink Crossin, Professional basketball player Fran Curran, baseball player Mickey Witek, you can see a list of people who born in Luzerne.

Schools in Luzerne

College & universities near Luzerne, PA

Code Name City ZIP
249609 Fortis Institute-Forty Fort Forty Fort (PA) 18704-2936

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Luzerne, PA

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

Post offices near Luzerne

Post Office Name City ZIP
Luzern Post Office Luzerne (PA) 18709

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Luzerne , Pennsylvania township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania with a population of 2,802 people.
  • Luzerne , Iowa City in Benton County, Iowa, United States with a population of 92 people.

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

Luzerne distances to largest Pennsylvania cities