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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Nanticoke is approximately 11,122 (2001), 10465 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,635 (1990), 4693 (2010).
The amount of land area in Nanticoke is 9.082 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Nanticoke is 3.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0.273 sq kilometers.
The distance from Nanticoke to Washington DC is 167 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 79 miles. (as the crow flies)
Nanticoke is positioned 41.20 degrees north of the equator and 76.00 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Nanticoke elevation is 540 feet above sea level.


in northeastern Pennsylvania. It is about 43 miles from Allentown and about 6 miles from Wilkes-Barre. Nearby communities are: Wilkes-Barre, Hunlock Creek, Wapwallopen, Glen Lyon, Alden, Warrior Run and Plymouth. Here is a map page for Nanticoke.
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moderate. Here is a weather page for Nanticoke.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Nanticoke with lots of pictures too.

"Apparently Nanticoke was an early home of Nanticoke Indians. The story goes that Nanticoke owed its beginnings to water power made possible by a nearby falls. The Nanticoke, by the way, known for settling the eastern shore region of Maryland, are sometimes known as "the seashore settlers." At least one other town in this region, Towanda, owes its name to the Nanticoke." (from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara

Here is another history page from the city.
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The incorporation of Nanticoke

1926 (city)


Learn more about Nanticoke at this informative site.

Pictures of the Nanticoke area.

The Annual Musicfest is held each year in June.
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Nanticoke City Government

City of Nanticoke
15 E. Ridge St.
Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 18634
Phone: 570-735-2800

Nanticoke Chamber

Nanticoke Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce
Market Street Plaza
179 South Market Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Phone: 570-735-6990

Nanticoke Organizations

Nanticoke Pennsylvania Chamber of Commerce
Market Street Plaza
179 South Market Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Phone: 570-735-6990

Nanticoke Libraries

Mill Memorial Library
495 East Main St.
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Phone: 570-735-3030
Fax: 570-735-0340

Nanticoke Schools

Nanticoke Schools
425 Kosciuszko Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634
Phone: 570-735-1270


Luzerne County Community College
1333 South Prospect Street
Nanticoke, PA 18634-3899
Phone: (570) 740-0200 or (570) 740-0300
Toll-free: (800) 377-LCCC
LCCC's 167 acre main campus is located in the center of Luzerne County, Pennsylvania with 14 off campus sites located throughout Northeastern Pennsylvania Nanticoke


The population of Nanticoke was:
1990 - 12, 267
2000 - 10,955
2001 - 11,122

Nanticoke is located in the Eastern Time zone and it participates in Daylight Savings Time during the spring, summer and late fall. The area code is 570.

Famous people from Nanticoke.

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