Scranton, Pennsylvanie

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This airticle is aboot the Pennsylvanie ceety. For ither uisses, see Scranton (disambiguation).
Scranton
City of Scranton
Scranton Electric Building.JPGSt. Peter's Cathedral.JPG
Downtown Scranton.JPGScranton City Hall.JPG
Courthouse Square.JPG
Frae tap, left tae richt: Scranton Electric Building, St. Peter's Cathedral, Downtown Scranton, Scranton City Hall, an Courthouse Square.
Nicknames: 
The Electric City
Motto(s): 
Embracing Our People, Our Traditions and Our Future
Location in Lackawanna Coonty
Location in Lackawanna Coonty
Scranton is locatit in Pennsylvania
Scranton
Scranton
Location in Pennsylvanie
Coordinates: 41°24′38″N 75°40′03″W / 41.41056°N 75.66750°W / 41.41056; -75.66750Coordinates: 41°24′38″N 75°40′03″W / 41.41056°N 75.66750°W / 41.41056; -75.66750
KintraUnitit States o Americae
StatePennsylvanie
CoontyLackawanna
RegionGreater Scranton
Incorporatit (burgh)14 Februar 1856
Incorporatit (ceety)23 Apryle 1866
Govrenment
 • MayorWilliam Courtright (D)
Area
 • Ceety65.89 km2 (25.44 sq mi)
 • Land65.33 km2 (25.23 sq mi)
 • Water0.55 km2 (0.21 sq mi)
 • Metro
4,602 km2 (1,777 sq mi)
Elevation
227 m (745 ft)
Population
 • Ceety77,118 (US:439th)
 • Density1,161/km2 (3,006/sq mi)
 • Urban
381,502 (US:99th)
 • Metro
562,037 (US:95th)
Demonym(s)Scrantonian
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
18447, 18501-18505, 18507-18510, 18512, 18514-18515, 18517-18519, 18522, 18540, 18577
Aurie code(s)570/272
Primary AirportWilkes-Barre/Scranton Internaitional Airport- AVP (Major/International)
Seicondar AirportWilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport- WBW (Minor)
Wabsteidwww.scrantonpa.gov

Scranton is the saxt-lairgest ceety in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ahint Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie an Reading. It is the coonty seat o Lackawanna Coonty in Northeastren Pennsylvanie's Wyoming Valley an hosts a federal court biggin. Wi a population o 77,118, it is the lairgest ceety in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which haes a population o aboot 570,000.[2]

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  1. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  2. "Scranton, Wilkes, Barre Metro Area". Usa.com. Retrieved 2015-10-26. 

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