Carbon County, Pennsylvania Basics:

Carbon County Pennsylvania - Government Site

Population: 65,016
Area: 381 square miles
County seat: Jim Thorpe
Area code(s) in use: 570 610
Time zone: EST
High school graduate or higher: 87.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
Median household income: $49,951
Persons in poverty: 10.3%
Home ownership rate: 79.6%
Mean travel time to work: 31.7 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Lehigh  Luzerne  Monroe  Northampton  Schuylkill  

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Map of the Carbon County area

Our detail map of Carbon County shows the Carbon County, Pennsylvania boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Carbon County, Pennsylvania

  Airports     show all on map

Beltzville Airport, Deer Meadows Airstrip, East Penn Airport, Grover Airport, Jake Arner Memorial Airport, Lehighton Airport (historical), Neeb Airport, Penn Forest Heliport, Sency Airport, Sunny Rest Airport

  Bends     show all on map

Oxbow Bend

  Bridges     show all on map

Hazle Creek Bridge

  Buildings     show all on map

Albrightsville Volunteer Fire Company, American Fire Company 1, Aquashicola Volunteer Fire Company, Beaver Meadow Colliery, Beaver Meadows Volunteer Fire Company 1, Bowmanstown Volunteer Fire Company, Buck Mountain Colliery (historical), Citizens Fire Company 1 Weatherly, Diligence Fire Company 1, Diligent Fire Company 3, East Penn Township Volunteer Fire Company, Fairview Hose Company 2, Franklin Township Volunteer Fire Company Number 1, Greater Weatherly Ambulance, Hauto Volunteer Fire Company, Kidder Township Volunteer Fire Company 1, Lake Harmony Rescue Squad and Ambulance Company, Lake Harmony Volunteer Fire Company, Lansford Volunteer Ambulance, Lehigh and Lausanne Rural Volunteer Fire Company, Lehighton Ambulance, Lehighton Ambulance Penn Forest Station, Lehighton Ambulance Summit Hill Station, Lehighton Fire Department, Lehighton Fire Department Station 2, Mahoning Valley Ambulance, Mahoning Valley Volunteer Fire Company 1, Nesquehoning Hose Company 1, New Columbus Fire Company, Palmerton Community Ambulance, Palmerton Fire Company 1, Parryville Volunteer Fire Company 2, Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire Company 1, Penn Forest Township Volunteer Fire Company 2, Phoenix Hose Company 2, Regional EMS and Critical Care Ambulance, Towamensing Township Volunteer Fire Company, Tresckow Fire Company, Valley Hospital Medevac Station 4, West End Fire Company 2, Yorktown Collieries (historical)

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Evergreen Cemetery, German Cemetery, Huetten Cemetery, Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Jim Thorpe Tomb, New Dinkey Memorial Cemetery, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Cemetery, Packerton Cemetery, Saint Johns Church Cemetery, Towamensing Cemetery

  Census     show all on map

Albrightsville Census Designated Place, Holiday Pocono Census Designated Place, Towamensing Trails Census Designated Place, Tresckow Census Designated Place, Weissport East Census Designated Place

  Churches     show all on map

Ben Salem Church, Bethany Tabernacle, Dinkey Memorial Church, Peoples Church, Saint Johns Church, Saint Joseph Church, Saint Mathews Church, Saint Matthews Church, Saint Peters Church, Salem Church, Zimmerman Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange 34, Pennsylvania Turnpike Interchange 35

  Dams     show all on map

Bear Creek Dam, Bear Creek Lake Dam, Beisel Run Dam, Beltzville Dam, Big Boulder Dam, CCC Dam, Christman Dam, Constantini Dam, Francis E Walter Dam, Heilman Dam, Hickory Run Dam, Hickory Run Park Dam, Indian Run Dam, Lake Hauto Dam, Long Run Reservoir Number One Dam, Mahoning Creek Dam, Mauch Chunk Dam, Nesquehoning 4th Hollow Dam, Number Four Dam, Number One Dam, Number One Dam, Number Three Dam, Number Three Dam, Number Three Dam, Number Two Dam, Number Two Dam, Old Mill Dam, Penn Forest Dam, Placid Lake Dam, Pohopoco Creek Dam, Quakake Dam, Sand Spring Run Dam, Saylorsville Dam, Stametz Dam, Towamensing Trails Dam, Upper Buck Mountain Dam, Wild Creek Dam, Wild Creek Dam, YMCA Dam

  Falls     show all on map

Hawk Falls

  Gaps     show all on map

Hell Kitchen Gap, Lehigh Furnace Gap, Lehigh Gap, Rhume Run Gap

  Hospitals     show all on map

Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital, Palmerton Hospital

  Islands     show all on map

Bowman Island, Craigs Island (historical)

  Lakes     show all on map

Holiday Lake, Kriss Pines Lake, Lake Harmony, Little Beaver Lake, Little Lake, Mosey Wood Pond, Round Pond, Yost Swamp (historical)

  Locales     show all on map

Big Boulder Ski Resort, Boulder Field, Carbon County Farm, Centtown, Coolstown, Evergreens Golf Course, Fenstermachers (historical), Flagstaff Mountain Overlook, Forest Inn, Glen Onoko Station, Hatchery (historical), Hauto Station, Hazle Creek Junction Station, Jack Frost Mountain Ski Area, Lehigh Gap Station, Leslie Run Station, Linda Egg Farm, M and H Junction Station, Palmerton East Station, Parryville Station, Pleasant Corners, Preachers Camp Area, Rockport Station, Split Rock Ski Area, Stewarts, Stony Creek (historical), Twinflower, Yorktown

  Mines     show all on map

Hampshires Shaft

  Parks     show all on map

Beltzville State Park, Flagstaff Mountain Park, Hickory Run State Park, Lehigh Gorge State Park, State Game Lands Number 129, State Game Lands Number 141, State Game Lands Number 40, Weiser State Forest

  Pillars     show all on map

Devils Pulpit, Split Rock

  Populated Places     show all on map

Albrightsville, Aquashicola, Ashfield, Audenried, Balliet, Beaver Meadows, Beltzville, Big Creek, Black Creek Junction, Bloomingdale, Bowmanstown, Bridgeport, Buck Mountain, Christian Corner, Christmans, Christmansville, Coxes Village, Drakes Creek, Dry Tavern, East Side, East Weissport, Gerhards, Germans, Hacklebernie, Harrity, Hauto, Hazard, Hickory Run, Hickory Run (historical), Holiday Pocono, Hudsondale, Indian Hills, Indian Mountain Lake, Jamestown, Jim Thorpe, Jonesville, Junedale, Kittatinny, Lake Harmony, Lansford, Lehighton, Leonardsville, Leslie Run, Leviston, Little Gap, Lizard Creek Junction, Long Run, Meckesville, Mertz Town, Mud Run, Nesquehoning, Nesquehoning Junction, New Columbus, New Mahoning, Normal Square, North Weissport, Packerton, Packerton Junction, Palmerton, Palmerton East, Parryville, Penn Haven Junction, Pocono Mountain Lake Estates, Rockport, Saylorsville, Spilt Rock, Split Rock, Stemlersville, Summit Hill, Sunny Rest Lodge, Towamensing Trails, Trachsville, Tresckow, Union Hill, Unionville, Walcksville, Walkton, Weather, Weatherly, Weissport, West Bowmans

  Post Offices     show all on map

Lake Harmony Post Office (historical)

  Ranges     show all on map

Indian Hills, Pocono Mountains

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Bear Creek Lake, Bear Creek Reservoir, Beltzville Lake, Big Boulder Lake, Broad Run Reservoir, Eurana Park Pool, Hauto Dam, Hickory Run Lake, Lehighton Reservoir, Lehighton Reservoirs, Mauch Chunk Lake, Parryville Lake, Penn Forest Reservoir, Placid Lake, Quakake Lake, Sand Spring Lake, Sand Spring Lake, Wernetts Pond, Wild Creek Reservoir, YMCA Dam

  Ridges     show all on map

Chestnut Ridge, Mauch Chunk Ridge, Stone Ridge, Stony Ridge, Stony Ridge

  Schools     show all on map

Ash School, Carbon County Vocational-Techinical School, Cummings School, David Elementary School, Delaware Elementary School, Drakes Creek School (historical), East Penn Elementary School, Eckhardt School, Fire Line School (historical), First Ward Elementary School, Fishery School, Franklin Elementary School, Franklin Heights School, Franklin School, Ginders School, Greenzweig School, Hazard School, Hickory Run School, Indian Hills School (historical), Jim Thorpe Area Junior High School, Jim Thorpe Area Senior High School, Kibler School (historical), Kittatinny School (historical), L B Morris Elementary School, Larrytown School, Lehighton Area High School, Lentz School, Lovett School (historical), Lower Pine Run School, Meckesville School, Nis Hollow School, Oak Grove School, Palmerton Area High School, Pierce School (historical), Ray School (historical), Sacred Heart School, Sanden School, Shull-David Elementary School, Stephen S Palmer Middle School, Stone Ridge School, Stony Creek School (historical), Stony Mountain School, Strohls School, Third Ward Elementary School, Towamensing Elementary School, Upper Pine Run School (historical)

  Springs     show all on map

Big Spring, Indian Spring, Penn Springs, Sand Spring (historical), Three O'Clock Spring (historical)

  Streams     show all on map

Aquashicola Creek, Bauer Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Bear Creek, Beaver Creek, Beaver Run, Bergers Creek, Berry Run, Black Creek, Black Creek, Borger Creek, Broad Run, Brushy Hollow Run, Buck Mountain Creek, Buckwha Creek, Bull Run, Carpsrocus Creek, Cider Run, Crooked Run, Deep Run, Dennison Run, Dilldown Creek, Drakes Creek, Engler Run, Fawn Run, Fireline Creek, Fourth Run, Goulds Run, Grassy Meadow Run, Hawk Run, Hazle Creek, Hickory Run, Hunter Creek, Indian Run, Irishtown Run, Jeans Run, Keipers Run, Koons Creek, Laurel Run, Leslie Run, Little Bear Creek, Lizard Creek, Long Run, Mahoning Creek, Mauch Chunk Creek, Mill Creek, Mud Run, Nesquehoning Creek, Oberson Run, Panther Creek, Penn Springs, Pine Run, Pinoak Run, Pohopoco Creek, Porter Run, Quakake Creek, Robertson Run, Sand Spring Creek (historical), Sand Spring Run, Sawmill Run, Schaffers Run, Schoch Creek, Shanty Run, Shingle Mill Run, Silkmill Run, Stewart Creek, Stony Creek, Swamp Run, Tannery Creek, Tobyhanna Creek, Tunkhannock Creek, Wetzel Creek, White Bear Creek, White Oak Run, Wild Creek, Wolf Run, Yellow Run

  Summits     show all on map

Bake Oven Knob, Bald Mountain, Bear Mountain, Bear Rock, Broad Mountain, Call Mountain, Indian Mountain, Kettle Hill, Lake Mountain, Locust Mountain, Mahoning Hills, Millstone Mountain, Penn Haven Mountain, Pine Hill, Pocono Mountain, Round Head Mountain, Scrub Mountain, Summer Mountain

  Swamps     show all on map

Hughes Swamp, Mud Swamp, Yost Swamp

  Towers     show all on map

Broad Mountain Tower, Christman Fire Tower (historical), Mauch Chunk Tower, Stony Point Tower, WLSH-AM (Lansford), WYNS-AM (Lehighton), WYNS-AM (Lehighton)

  Trails     show all on map

Boulder Field Trail

  Tunnels     show all on map

Rockport Tunnel

  Valleys     show all on map

Bloomingdale Valley, Brushy Hollow, Butcher Hollow, Glen Onoko, Hinkles Valley, Lehigh Gorge, Lime Hollow, Maple Hollow, Nis Hollow, Strauss Valley, Tank Hollow, Trinity Gorge,

Carbon County, Pennsylvania Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteCarbon County White population 62,67562,675  
BlackCarbon County Black population 1,1051,105
MixedCarbon County Mixed population 650650
AsianCarbon County Asian population 390390
American IndianCarbon County American Indian population 195195
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderCarbon County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 6565

Additional population tables :
State population table
Pennsylvania population by county