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Olyphant is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, approximately five miles (8 km) northeast of Scranton on the Lackawanna River in the heart of the anthracite region of the State. Once engaged in the shipping of coal as its main source of employment, Olyphant experienced a severe downturn in the twentieth century. Other industries of the past were the manufacturing of blasting powder, iron and steel goods, cigars, silks, etc. In 1900, the population stood at 6,180 people; in 1910, 8,305; in 1920, 10,326; and in 1940, 9,252. The population was 5,151 at the 2010 census.
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Olyphant Latitude: 41.4511 Longitude: -75.5787

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The The Zip Codes for Olyphant, PA are:
18447, 18448

The Borough of Olyphant

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Olyphant Pennsylvania Physical Characteristics:

The Borough of Olyphant has an area of 5.5 square miles
  • Land: 5.4369513513514 Sq. Mi. (98.83%)
  • Water: 0.064149806949807 Sq. Mi.(1.17%)
The Olyphant Borough takes up 1.2% of the area of Lackawanna County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +41.4514910
  • Longitude: -075.5756460
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Olyphant, PA Climate Information:

  • Average Rainfall: 45.97 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 69.1 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00364008 HOLLISTERVILLE
Latitude: 41.3833 Longitude: -75.4333 Elevation: 417.6 feet.

Olyphant, PA Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Olyphant was 5,151 people, which is 2.4 % of the entire population of Lackawanna County.


  • 47.89% Male
  • 52.11% Female


  • 96.214% White
  • 1.573% Black
  • 0.311% Asian
  • 0.12% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 1.107% Mixed
  • 0.679% Other


  • 96.56% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 3.44% Hispanic or Latino
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Olyphant, PA Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.2
Number of Residences: 2,521
  • Occupied: 2,324 (92.19%)
  • Vacant: 197 (7.81%)
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Ryan Mitvalsky (570) 383-3839 (570) 383-3834 http://www.aimntls.com
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