Place:Great Bend, Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameGreat Bend
Alt namesLordsvillesource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeBorough
Coordinates41.973°N 75.744°W
Located inSusquehanna, Pennsylvania, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Great Bend is a borough in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States, 39 miles north of Scranton. According to 2010 Census data, Great Bend's population was 734, up 4.7% from 2000. Great Bend sits along the Susquehanna River, less than two miles from the New York State border. Located directly off Interstate 81, tourism is a driving force of the area's economy. Several small manufacturers also call Great Bend home. Great Bend is considered a bedroom community of the Binghamton, NY metropolitan area. Downtown Binghamton is roughly 11 miles from Great Bend. The borough provides residents and guests with three public parks. Billy Greenwood Memorial Park on Kilrow Ave. and Veterans' Memorial Park on Spring St. offer stunning views of the Susquehanna River. Children living in Great Bend are served by the Blue Ridge School District.

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