Place:Honesdale, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameHonesdale
TypeBorough
Coordinates41.574°N 75.256°W
Located inWayne, Pennsylvania, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Schoonover Cemetery
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Honesdale is a borough in and the county seat of Wayne County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located northeast of Scranton. The population was 4,480 at the 2010 census.

Honesdale is located in a rural area that provides many recreational opportunities including: boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, skiing, biking, skateboarding, and rafting. Located in a coal mining region, during the 19th century it was the starting point of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, which provided for transport of coal to Kingston, New York and then down the Hudson River to New York City. In the 19th century the expansion of railroads eventually superseded regular use of the canal.

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