Preston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania

Preston: Township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania

About

Preston is a township located in the county of Luzerne in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,014 and a population density of 20 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,003 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Preston

Population : 1,003 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Luzerne County
Area : 51.55 km2
Altitude : 2,077 feet / 633 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 17:35:44 (27th June 2022)
Density : 19 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.1% (2010-2020)

Geography

Preston is located at 41°12'25"N 75°54'20"W (41.2070300, -75.9054800).

Preston map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Preston decreased by 1.1% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,014 - census
2011 1,012 -0.2% estimation process
2012 1,013 0.1% estimation process
2013 1,007 -0.6% estimation process
2014 1,007 0% estimation process
2015 1,007 0% estimation process
2016 998 -0.9% estimation process
2017 997 -0.1% estimation process
2018 1,001 0.4% estimation process
2019 1,000 -0.1% estimation process
2020 1,003 0.3% estimation process

Schools in Preston

College & universities near Preston, PA

Code Name City ZIP
216931 Wilkes University Wilkes-Barre (PA) 18766

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Preston, PA

Code Name Address Type
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
SRN Scranton, PA 23 Lackawanna Avenue BUS

Post offices near Preston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Wilkes Barr Post Office Wilkes Barre (PA) 18701

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  • Preston , Minnesota city in Fillmore County, Minnesota, United States with a population of 379 people.
  • Preston , Missouri village in Hickory County, Missouri, United States with a population of 220 people.
  • Preston , South Dakota township in Brookings County, South Dakota with a population of 184 people.
  • Preston , Kansas city in Kansas, USA with a population of 148 people.
  • Preston , North Dakota township in Ransom County, North Dakota with a population of 74 people.
  • Preston , Nebraska village in Richardson County in Southeastern Nebraska, United States with a population of 26 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

Preston distances to largest Pennsylvania cities