Place:Matamoras, Pike, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameMatamoras
TypeBorough
Coordinates41.368°N 74.702°W
Located inPike, Pennsylvania, United States
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Matamoras is a borough in Pike County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,469 at the 2010 census. It is the easternmost town in Pennsylvania. Matamoras is part of the New York–Newark–Bridgeport, NY-NJ-CT-PA Combined Statistical Area.

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Matamoras was originally part of Westfall Township. Its name came from the Mexican town of Matamoros, which was the first to be occupied by U.S. troops during the Mexican-American War. It was incorporated as a borough on January 18, 1905.

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