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The population of Laflin is approximately 1,498 (1990), 1487 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 548 (1990), 625 (2010).

The amount of land area in Laflin is 3.498 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Laflin to Washington DC is 177 miles. The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 90 miles. (as the crow flies)
Laflin is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 75.79 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Laflin location: in the general Wilkes-Barre area.

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Laflin history:

Here is a short history of Laflin Borough.

"Another town built near a mill, this time a gunpowder mill. The wealthy H.D. Laflin built seven powder mills here in 1872 and 1873, competing with the powerful du Pont family's mill in Dupont" (from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara
The founding of Laflin: September 10, 1889
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