Kingston, Pennsylvania

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Kingston, Pennsylvania
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"A Great Place to Call Home"[1]
Location of Kingston in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Kingston in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
Kingston is located in Pennsylvania
Kingston
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Location of Kingston in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.
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Kingston is located in the United States
Kingston
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Kingston (the United States)
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Coordinates: 41°16′N 75°53′W / 41.267°N 75.883°W / 41.267; -75.883Coordinates: 41°16′N 75°53′W / 41.267°N 75.883°W / 41.267; -75.883
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLuzerne
Settled1771
Incorporated1857
Government
 • TypeHome rule (strong executive/appointed manager)
 • MayorPaul Roberts, Jr.
Area
 • Total2.21 sq mi (5.71 km2)
 • Land2.15 sq mi (5.56 km2)
 • Water0.06 sq mi (0.16 km2)
Elevation
545 ft (166 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total13,182
 • Estimate 
(2019)[3]
12,812
 • Density5,970.18/sq mi (2,304.70/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Zip code
18704
Area code(s)570
FIPS code42-39784
WebsiteKingston Borough, Pennsylvania

Kingston is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located on the western bank of the Susquehanna River opposite Wilkes-Barre City. Kingston was first settled in the early 1770s; it was later incorporated as a borough in 1857. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,182, making it the most populous borough in the county.[4]

  1. ^ "Kingston Borough, Pennsylvania". Kingston Borough, Pennsylvania. Retrieved August 11, 2012.
  2. ^ "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved July 28, 2020.
  3. ^ Cite error: The named reference USCensusEst2019CenPopScriptOnlyDirtyFixDoNotUse was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Kingston borough, Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved April 12, 2012.

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