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Area Facts from the Greater Wilkes-Barre Chamber

 Learn some famous firsts about the Greater Wilkes-Barre area

Length and Width-
– 20 miles long; 3 to 4 miles wide
– The name Wyoming came from a
Delaware Indian word meaning large, flat plain


311,383 in Luzerne County (estimate from U.S. census bureau)

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