Long Pond, Pennsylvania
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|Long Pond, Pennsylvania|
|Elevation||1,873 ft (571 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||570 and 272|
|GNIS feature ID||1204053|
It is a sparsely populated, rural area. The population is racially diverse, and mostly married couples. At $180,000 the average home value here is a bit higher than average. The median age is 39. There are 2,097 men and 2,059 women. The median age for men is 38 while for women the median age is 40.
Long Pond is located in the Eastern time zone at 41 degrees North latitude and 75 degrees West longitude. It has an average elevation of 1,970 feet above sea level.
It is primarily known as the location of Pocono Raceway, a track which hosts two annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, the Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 in early June and the Pennsylvania 400 in late July or early August, the IndyCar Series event ABC Supply 500 in August, and other events.
In July 1972 the Concert 10 rock festival brought thousands to Long Pond. Edgar Winter, Three Dog Night, the Faces featuring Rod Stewart, and others performed during the two day festival.
- Rob Ramos, actor and equality activist
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