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Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania

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Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania

Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community

View of Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania from atop Council Cup
Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania

Coordinates: 41°07′50″N 76°13′10″W / 41.13056°N 76.21944°W / 41.13056; -76.21944Coordinates: 41°07′50″N 76°13′10″W / 41.13056°N 76.21944°W / 41.13056; -76.21944

Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Elevation 541 ft (165 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC)
ZIP code 18660
Area code(s) 570

Wapwallopen is an unincorporated community in lower Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It is designated a "populated community place" (class code U6), a populated place that is not a census designated or incorporated place having an official federally recognized name. It get its name from a Native American settlement that was established where Big Wapwallopen Creek feeds into the Susquehanna River. The place is very small, though there is a post office there.

The Great Indian Warpath passes through the area.

External links

  • PA Home Town Locator
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