Long Pond, Pennsylvania
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Long Pond, Pennsylvania
Long Pond, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Long Pond is located in Pennsylvania
Long Pond
Long Pond
Long Pond is located in the United States
Long Pond
Long Pond
Coordinates: 41°03?12?N 75°27?47?W / 41.05333°N 75.46306°W / 41.05333; -75.46306Coordinates: 41°03?12?N 75°27?47?W / 41.05333°N 75.46306°W / 41.05333; -75.46306
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyMonroe
TownshipTunkhannock
Elevation
1,873 ft (571 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 o Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18334
Area code(s)570 and 272
GNIS feature ID1204053[1]

Long Pond is an unincorporated community in Monroe County in the Pocono Mountains region of Pennsylvania, a part of the Appalachian Mountains. Its ZIP code is 18334.

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°03?12?N 75°27?47?W / 41.05333°N 75.46306°W / 41.05333; -75.46306. 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 Cup Series races, the Pocono 400 in early June and the Gander Outdoors 400 in late July, 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.

The climate of Long Pond PA is variable, and ecosystems vary considerably. Ecosystems range from glacial till barrens habitat, known for frost pockets and globally rare flowering species and associated insects. Mixed hardwood deciduous forests and vast peat bog swamps. Frost pockets can occur in this region in typically frost free months of June, July, and August.

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "Long Pond". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.




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