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Pocono Summit

  •   State: 
    Pennsylvania
      County: 
    Monroe County
      City: 
    Pocono Summit
      County FIPS: 
    42089
      Coordinates: 
    41°06′39″N 75°23′09″W
      Area total: 
    16.1 sq mi (42 km²)
      Area land: 
    15.4 sq mi (40 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.7 sq mi (2 km²)
      Elevation: 
    1,804 ft (550 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    41,1173
      Longitude: 
    -75,4055
      Dman name cbsa: 
    East Stroudsburg, PA
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    18346
      GMAP: 

    Pocono Summit, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States

  •   Population: 
    40,006
      Population density: 
    180 residents per square mile of area (71/km²)

Pocono Summit is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Monroe County, Pennsylvania. As of the census of 2010, there were 2,964 people living in the area. Pocono Summit was the last remaining station, between Scranton to the northwest and Cresco to the east, to have service, offering a stop on the Lake Cities westbound. The town is home to Camp Minsi, a Boy Scout camp located on the western shores of Stillwater Lake. The Pocono Mountain School District's Sullivan Trail campus is located in the town. It is located at 41°639N 75°2309W (41.111, -75.386). According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pocono summit has a total area of 16.1 square miles (41.7 km²), 95% of it land. The area also includes portions of Pennsylvania State Game Lands 127 and 127-A. It was first opened in 1949 and encompasses more than 1,200 acres (490 ha) The town was once home to the Pocono Express, a passenger train through the Poconos, which stopped at the town in the late 1950s and early 1960s. There are two high schools and two junior and senior high schools in PoconoSummit; the high school campus includes Pocono Mountains West High School and Pocono mountain West Junior High School. The high school is located on a campus that is part of the Pennsylvania Mountain School System.

Geography

Pocono Summit is located at 41°639N 75°2309W (41.111, -75.386) According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Pocono Summit has a total area of 16.1 square miles (41.7 km²), 95% of it land. Pocono summit is home to Stillwater Lake and PoconoSummit Lake. The town is located in the Susquehannock County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, which runs from New York to New Jersey. It has a population of 1,856,000 (as of the 2010 Census) and an area of 16.1 square miles (42.7 km²) The town has a history of being the site of several battles between the Pennsylvania National Guard and the Pennsylvania Army National Guard. It was also the location of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1864. The area is also known as the birthplace of the American Civil War, which began in 18th century Pennsylvania. The Pocono Mountains were named after the Pocono River, which flows through the center of the town. They are the most prominent source of water in the area, and are the source of the Stillwater River, a tributary of the Lackawaxen River, and the Susququah River. The Susquah National Park was named after Pocono Peak, which is located near the town's center.

Demographics

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,964 people living in the area. The town has a population of about 2,000 people. It is located on the Canadian border with the U.S. state of Quebec. The city's population is about 1,800 people, according to the 2010 census. It has an estimated population of 2,900 people, as of the 2010 census of 2, 964 people. The population of the town is around 2,100 people, and it has a total population of 1,854 people, including 1,788 women. The area's population was 2,868 people as of 2010. The U.N. Census estimates the population at 2,764 people in the town in 2010. It also has a number of non-profit organizations, such as the Red Cross, that provide services to the community. The community has a history of being involved in the arts and culture. It was founded in the 17th century by members of the local community. In the 19th century, the area was known as the "Red Cross" and later as "The Red Cross" The town's name is still used to refer to the local Red Cross branch, which is based in the city of Redondo Beach. The Red Cross has a mission to help people in need of help. It provides services such as shelter, food and medical care in the community, as well as other services. The village's population has grown since the early 1900s, when it was founded.

Education

Pocono Mountain School District's Sullivan Trail campus is located in Pocono Summit. The campus includes Pocono Mountain West High School and Pocono Mountains West Junior High School. The school district also has a middle school and high school campus. The district's website is www.poconomountainschools.org.

Recreation

Pocono Summit is home to Camp Minsi, a Boy Scout camp located on the western shores of Stillwater Lake. The camp was first opened in 1949 and encompasses more than 1,200 acres (490 ha) The area also includes portions of Pennsylvania State Game Lands 127 and 127. The area is known for its hiking, biking, and camping opportunities. It is also home to a number of state parks, such as Pocono Summit State Park and Pocono Lake State Park, as well as the Stillwater River and the Susquehannock River. The town has a population of about 2,000 people, mostly from Pennsylvania and New Jersey. It has a history of being home to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during World War II and the Pennsylvania Army National Guard during the 1950s and 1960s. It also has a long history of hosting summer camps for Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts. It was the site of the first Boy Scout Camp in 1949, which was opened by the Pennsylvania State Troop No. 1. The current camp is located on StillwaterLake, on the west shore of the lake, near the town of Pocono, and was first open in 1949.

Transportation

Until the early 1960s, the Lackawanna Railroad's Lake Cities, Phoebe Snow and Twilight made stops westbound at the Pocono Summit station. In the latter years of Erie Lackawana passenger train through the Poconos, Pocono summit was the last remaining station, between Scranton to the northwest and Cresco to the east, to have service, offering a stop on the Lake Cities westbound.Pennsylvania State Route 940 passes over Pennsylvania State Route 314 in PoconoSummit. Interstate 380 runs north-south along the edge of the town. The town is located on the banks of the Susquehannock River, which flows into the Delaware River at the east end of the lake. The Pocono Express made stops eastbound at this station in the 1950s and 1960s. It is located near the junction of Pennsylvania State Routes 940 and 314, which run north and south through the town, and Pennsylvania StateRoute 380, which runs north andsouth through the center of the city. It was also the last station on the Erie Lackwanna Railroad to offer service on a westbound Lake Cities train, until the end of passenger service in the 1970s and early 1980s. The station is located at the intersection of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the Lackwawanna River, and is now known as the "Pocono Summit Station" It is also on the Pennsylvania State Highway System, which connects the town to the rest of the state through the towns of Pocono Lake and Pocono.

  • Pocono Summit's population in Monroe County, Pennsylvania of 9,379 residents in 1900 has increased 4,27-fold to 40,006 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

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