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Scranton
City and County Seat
City of Scranton
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From top, left to right: Scranton Electric Building, St. Peter's Cathedral, Downtown Scranton, Scranton City Hall, and Courthouse Square
Nickname(s): 
The Electric City, The All America City, Steamtown, The Coal Capital
Motto(s): 
Embracing Our People, Our Traditions and Our Future
Location of Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.
Scranton is located in Pennsylvania
Scranton
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Location in Pennsylvania
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Scranton is located in the United States
Scranton
Scranton
Scranton (the United States)
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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
Country  United States
State  Pennsylvania
County Lackawanna
Region Greater Scranton
Incorporated (borough) February 14, 1856
Incorporated (city) April 23, 1866
Named for George W. Scranton
Government
 • Mayor Paige Cognetti
Area
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 • City and County Seat 25.54 sq mi (66.14 km2)
 • Land 25.31 sq mi (65.55 km2)
 • Water 0.23 sq mi (0.60 km2)
 • Metro
1,777 sq mi (4,602 km2)
Elevation
745 ft (227 m)
Population
 (2010)[2]
 • City and County Seat 76,089
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
77,182
 • Density 3,066.42/sq mi (1,183.97/km2)
 • Urban
381,502 (US:99th)
 • Metro
562,037 (US:95th)
Demonym(s) Scrantonian
Time zone UTC−05:00 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−04:00 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
18447, 18501-18505, 18507-18510, 18512, 18514-18515, 18517-18519, 18522, 18540, 18577
Area code(s) 570 and 272
FIPS code 42-69000
Primary Airport Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport- AVP (Major/International)
Secondary Airport Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport- WBW (Minor)
Website www.scrantonpa.gov