Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania

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Not to be confused with Goldsboro, Pennsylvania.
This article is about the village in Pennsylvania. For the town in Maine, see Gouldsboro, Maine.
Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania
census-designated place
Restored train station in Gouldsboro
Restored train station in Gouldsboro
Official logo of Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania
Keystone Marker
Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania
Gouldsboro, Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°14′40″N 75°27′21″W / 41.24444°N 75.45583°W / 41.24444; -75.45583
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Wayne Monroe
Elevation 1,953 ft (595 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 890
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18424
Area code(s) 570

Gouldsboro is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in Lehigh Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. The village's population was 890 at time of the 2010 United States Census.

Postal Service[edit]

Parts of Clifton Township, Thornhurst Township, and Covington Township in Lackawanna County, as well as a very small portion of Coolbaugh Township in Monroe County are serviced by the Gouldsboro Post Office, and are also often referred to as "Gouldsboro".

Parks and Recreation[edit]

Gouldsboro is home to the Gouldsboro State Park,[1] and is within the North Pocono School District.[2]

The area is extremely scenic and popular with hunters and naturalists. Much of Wayne County's water is under special protection.[3]

History[edit]

Gouldsboro was named for Jay Gould, one of the 10 richest Americans of all time.[1]

Coordinates: 41°14′40″N 75°27′21″W / 41.24444°N 75.45583°W / 41.24444; -75.45583

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pennsylvania State Parks - Gouldsboro - PA DCNR". Dcnr.state.pa.us. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  2. ^ "About Wayne County - Wayne County Chamber Of Commerce". Waynecountycc.com. Retrieved 2012-09-01. 
  3. ^ ["http://planning.co.wayne.pa.us/resource-materials/watersheds/special-protection-waters/ "Special Protection Waters"]. Retrieved 12 March 2014.