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Encyclopedia > Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
Map
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Wyoming County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Statistics
Formed April 4, 1842
Seat Tunkhannock
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

1,048 km² (405 mi²)
 sq mi ( km²)
20 km² (8 mi²), 1.88%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

28,080
27/km² 

Wyoming County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its county seat is Tunkhannock6. Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Wyoming_County. ... April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Tunkhannock is a borough located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ... The 22nd United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... A state of the United States (a U.S. state) is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, along with the District of Columbia, form the United States of America. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Tunkhannock is a borough located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...

Contents


Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,048 km² (405 mi²). 1,029 km² (397 mi²) of it is land and 20 km² (8 mi²) of it (1.88%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an Imperial unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, 1,609. ...


Adjacent counties

Susquehanna County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Lackawanna County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed Seat Wilkes-Barre Area  - Total  - Water 2,349 km² (907 mi²) 42 km² (16 mi²) 1. ... Sullivan County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Bradford County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 28,080 people, 10,762 households, and 7,705 families residing in the county. The population density was 27/km² (71/mi²). There were 12,713 housing units at an average density of 12/km² (32/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 98.28% White, 0.53% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. 0.67% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 10,762 households out of which 33.20% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.10% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.40% were non-families. 24.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.02. A marriage is a committed relationship between or among individuals, recognized by civil authority and/or bound by the religious beliefs of the participants. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 98.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.80 males.


Industry and Commerce

Major Employers:

  • Ace-Robbins, Inc. (Fuel Oil Dealers)
  • Beverly Enterprises (Nursing Home)
  • Bricks Market, Inc. (Grocery Stores)
  • Campos Express & Leasing, Inc. (Trucking)
  • Community Bank & Trust (Banking Services)
  • Commonwealth of PA (State Government)
  • Cornell Manufacturing (Farm Equipment)
  • Deer Park Lumber Inc. (Sawmill)
  • Endless Warehousing Services (General Warehousing)
  • Exel (Warehouse)
  • Gays True Value Inc. (Hardware Store)
  • G&H Transport (Trucking)
  • Grange National Bank (Banking Services)
  • Holly Label Co. Inc. (Adhesive Labels)
  • Keystone College (Educational - 2 & 4 yr. degrees)
  • Lackawanna Trail School (Elementary/Secondary education)
  • Meshoppen Manufacturing (Dress Manufacturing)
  • NC Stauffer & Sons Steel (Fabrication/Metal Works)
  • Northern Pallet (Reconditioned pallets)
  • Parry, Inc. (Trucking)
  • Penns Best (Trucking)
  • Procter & Gamble (Paper Products)
  • Pump N Pantry (Convenience stores)
  • Rays Market (Grocery Store)
  • Remington's Restaurant (Fine Dining)
  • St. Michaels School (Home/School for boys)
  • Shadowbrook Resort (Lodging/Restaurant/Golf Course/Recreation)
  • Sherwood Chevrolet (Car Dealer)
  • Sire Select, Inc. (Cattle Semen)
  • Tunkhannock Area School District (Elementary/Secondary Education)
  • Tyler Home Health Services (Home Health Care)
  • Tyler Memorial Hospital (Healthcare)
  • US Government (Federal Government)
  • US Post Office (Postal Service)
  • Wal-Mart (Department Store)
  • Whipple Brothers (Building Materials)
  • Wyoming County (County Government)
  • Wyoming County Sand & Stone (Sand and Gravel)

Municipalities

Map of Wyoming County , Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red) and Townships (white).
Map of Wyoming County , Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Boroughs (red) and Townships (white).

Image File history File links Map_of_Wyoming_County_Pennsylvania_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Wyoming_County_Pennsylvania_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels. ...

Boroughs

Factoryville is a borough located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Laceyville is a borough located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Meshoppen is a borough located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Nicholson is a borough located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Tunkhannock is a borough located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ...

Townships

Map of Wyoming County, Pennsylvania School Districts
Map of Wyoming County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Braintrim Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Clinton Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Eaton Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Exeter Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Falls Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Forkston Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Lemon Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Mehoopany Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Meshoppen Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Monroe Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Nicholson Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... North Branch Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Northmoreland Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Noxen Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Tunkhannock Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Washington Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Windham Township is a township located in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Wyoming_County_Pennsylvania_School_Districts. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Wyoming_County_Pennsylvania_School_Districts. ...

Education

Public School Districts

  • Elk Lake School District (also in Susquehanna County)
  • Lackawanna Trail School District (also in Lackawanna County)
  • Lake-Lehman School District (also in Luzerne County)
  • Tunkhannock Area School District
  • Wyalusing Area School District (also in Bradford County)
  • Wyoming Area School District (also in Luzerne County)

Map of Wyoming County, Pennsylvania School Districts with Tunkhannock Area School District in blue. ...

External links

  • Wyoming County Chamber of Commerce
  • Wyoming County Commissioners
  • Wyoming County United Way


Municipalities and Communities of Wyoming County, Pennsylvania
(County Seat: Tunkhannock)
Boroughs Factoryville | Laceyville | Meshoppen | Nicholson | Tunkhannock
Townships Braintrim Twp. | Clinton Twp. | Eaton Twp. | Exeter Twp. | Falls Twp. | Forkston Twp. | Lemon Twp. | Mehoopany Twp. | Meshoppen Twp. | Monroe Twp. | Nicholson Twp. | North Branch Twp. | Northmoreland Twp. | Noxen Twp. | Overfield Twp. | Tunkhannock Twp. | Washington Twp. | Windham Twp.
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Capital: Harrisburg
Metropolitan areas: Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton | Altoona | Erie | Harrisburg-Carlisle-Lebanon | Johnstown | Lancaster | Philadelphia | Pittsburgh | Reading | Scranton-Wilkes-Barre | State College | Williamsport | York-Hanover
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In the county, the population was spread out with 25.50% under the age of 18, 8.00% from 18 to 24, 28.10% from 25 to 44, 25.20% from 45 to 64, and 13.20% who were 65 years of age or older.
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