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Lackawanna County, PA
The county name derives from Indian term for "stream that forks"

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Lackawanna County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.

The county is in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 209,932. This was a decrease of  -1.58% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$34,438
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lackawanna County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Lackawanna County was $28,846. This was an increase of 24.8% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 93% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Scranton

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12% of Lackawanna County residents report German ancestry, and 20% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lackawanna County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Lackawanna County include Abington Hill Cemetery, All Saints Cemetery, Assumption Cemetery, Bearbrook Cemetery, Brookside Cemetery, Calvery Cemetery, Carpenter Cemetery, Cathedral Cemetery, Cemetery - Name Unknown, Chase Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Lackawanna County include Abington, Archbald, Benton, Blakely, Carbondale, Carbondale, Childs, Chinchilla, Clarks Green, Clarks Summit ... View communities

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Education

Colleges in Lackawanna County include Baptist Bible College and Seminary, Johnson College, Lackawanna College, Marywood University, Penn State Worthington Scranton, University of Scranton ... View colleges

School districts in Lackawanna County include Abington Heights SD, Carbondale Area SD, Dunmore SD, Lakeland SD, Mid Valley SD, North Pocono SD, Old Forge SD, Riverside SD, Scranton SD, Valley View SD ... View school districts

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Libraries

Libraries in Lackawanna County include Abington Community Library, Carbondale Public Library, Children's Library, Dalton Community Library, Green Ridge Branch, North Pocono Public Library, Providence Branch Library, Scranton Public Library, Taylor Community Library, Valley Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Lackawanna County include Scranton Times & Tribune ... View newspapers

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Politics

Lackawanna County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lackawanna County political report.

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Travel

Hotels in Lackawanna County include Clarion Hotel Scranton, Comfort Inn Clarks Summit, Comfort Suites Scranton, Courtyard by Marriott, Days Inn, Days Inn, Econo Lodge, Fairfield Inn-Scranton, Holiday Inn, Howard Johnson ... More hotels

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