Plains Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Plains: Township in eastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

About

Plains is a township located in the county of Luzerne in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,961 and a population density of 757 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,657 inhabitants.

The township was created 260 years ago in 1761.

Plains Quick Facts

Population : 9,657 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Luzerne County
Area : 13.16 km2
Establishment : January 01, 1762 (260 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:02:38 (27th January 2022)
Density : 734 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -3.15% (2010-2020)
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Location of Plains on Pennsylvania map.
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SS Peter and Paul Church Plains PA
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Geography

Plains is located at 41°16'31"N 75°51'1"W (41.2753600, -75.8502000).

Plains map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Plains decreased by 3.15% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,961 - census
2011 9,899 -0.63% estimation process
2012 9,887 -0.12% estimation process
2013 9,832 -0.56% estimation process
2014 9,798 -0.35% estimation process
2015 9,754 -0.45% estimation process
2016 9,713 -0.42% estimation process
2017 9,708 -0.05% estimation process
2018 9,697 -0.11% estimation process
2019 9,663 -0.35% estimation process
2020 9,657 -0.06% estimation process

People born in Plains (6)

People born in Plains, including football player Bruce Kozerski, United States federal judge Max Rosenn, politician William Henry Hill, .

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Schools in Plains

College & universities near Plains, PA

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

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Plains, 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 Plains

Post Office Name City ZIP
Plain Post Office Plains (PA) 18705

Other places with the same name (6)

  • Plains , Texas town in Texas, United States with a population of 1,655 people.
  • Plains , Texas city in Sumter County, Georgia, USA with a population of 1,616 people.
  • Plains , Montana town of the United States with a population of 1,139 people.
  • Plains , Kansas city in Kansas, United States with a population of 1,021 people.
  • Plains , Georgia city in Sumter County, Georgia, USA with a population of 635 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
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
Pittston 3,346 City in northeastern Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Plains distances to largest Pennsylvania cities