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Tunkhannock

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Tunkhannock is a borough in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, 31 miles (50 km) northwest of Wilkes-Barre. In the past, lumbering was carried on extensively. Today, many residents are employed by the Procter & Gamble plant in nearby Washington Township. As of the 2010 census, the borough population was 1,836. It is the county seat of Wyoming County. Tunkhannock is in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.The name Tunkhannock comes from the Minsi-Len'api term Ptuk'hanna'unk, which means "Bend-in-river-place," especially to the town's west, upstream at the radical bend called "The Neck." Modern Tunkhannock, Lackawanna County, The Tunkhannock Historic District, bounded by Tioga, Pine, and Harrison Sts and Wyoming Ave, was added to the National Register of Historic Places in August 2005.General informationArea Code: 570 Exchanges: 836 and 996ZIP code: 18657Main streets/roads: Route 29 (Bridge Street), Business Route 6 (Tioga Street), Route 6 (Tunkhannock Bypass / Grand Army of the Republic Hwy), Route 92Voting Information: four wards (numbered 1,2,3,4); elected Borough Council
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Garden
Creekside Gardens
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Duration: 2 hours
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Winery / Vineyard
Nimble Hill Vineyard & Winery
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Park
Lazy Brook Park
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Golf Course
Stone Hedge Golf Club
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Waterfall
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Casino
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State Park
Worlds End State Park Forksville
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