What is Scranton?

  • (noun): An industrial city of northeastern Pennsylvania.


Scranton is a city in the northeastern part of Pennsylvania, United States. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County and the largest principal city in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre metropolitan area. Scranton had a population of 76,089 in 2010, according to the U.S. Census, making it Pennsylvania's sixth-most-populous city after Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, and Reading.

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Scranton Norseman Rugby
... University of Scranton Norsemen Rugby Football Club is a collegiate rugby union team at the University of Scranton ...
Scranton Cultural Center
... The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple (formerly the Masonic Temple and Scottish Rite Cathedral) is a theatre and cultural center in Scranton, Pennsylvania ...
SS Pennsylvanian - U.S. Navy Service
... Sometime in November, probably during her refit, she was renamed USS Scranton, becoming the first U.S ... Scranton sailed for France on 12 December, arriving at Saint-Nazaire on 29 December, and returning to New York on 29 January 1919 ... On 5 February, Scranton was transferred from the to the Navy's Cruiser and Transport Force, and began conversion to a troop transport to carry American personnel ...