Pocono Summit, Pennsylvania

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Pocono Summit
Pocono Summit Railroad Station
Pocono Summit Railroad Station
Coordinates: 41°06′39″N 75°23′09″W / 41.11083°N 75.38583°W / 41.11083; -75.38583Coordinates: 41°06′39″N 75°23′09″W / 41.11083°N 75.38583°W / 41.11083; -75.38583
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyMonroe
TownshipsCoolbaugh/Tobyhanna
Area
 • Total16.1 sq mi (42 km2)
 • Land15.4 sq mi (40 km2)
 • Water.7 sq mi (2 km2)
Elevation
1,804 ft (550 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total2,964
 • Density180/sq mi (71/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
18346
Area code(s)570

Pocono Summit is a small town (Census Class Code U6) located in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. Parts of Pocono Summit are located in the municipalities of Coolbaugh and Tobyhanna townships.

Geography[edit]

Pocono Summit is located at 41°6′39″N 75°23′09″W / 41.11083°N 75.38583°W / 41.11083; -75.38583 (41.111, -75.386).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 16.1 square miles (41.7 km²), 95% of it land. Pocono Summit is home to Stillwater Lake and Pocono Summit Lake.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census of 2010, there were 2,964 people residing in the area.

Education[edit]

The Pocono Mountain School District's Sullivan Trail campus is located in Pocono Summit; the campus includes Pocono Mountain West High School and Pocono Mountain West Junior High School.[1]

Recreation[edit]

Pocono Summit is home to Camp Minsi, a Boy Scout camp located on the western shores of Stillwater Lake. The camp was first opened in 1949 and encompasses more than 1,200 acres (490 ha).[2]

The area also includes portions of Pennsylvania State Game Lands 127.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pocono Mountain West High School". Pocono Mountain School District. Retrieved 2010-05-11.
  2. ^ "Campminsi.org". Camp Minsi. Retrieved 2010-05-11.