Place:Olyphant, Lackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameOlyphant
TypeBorough
Coordinates41.463°N 75.596°W
Located inLackawanna, Pennsylvania, United States
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Olyphant is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania, approximately five miles (8 km) northeast of Scranton on the Lackawanna River in the heart of the anthracite region of the State. Once engaged in the shipping of coal as its main source of employment, Olyphant experienced a severe downturn in the twentieth century. Other industries of the past were the manufacturing of blasting powder, iron and steel goods, cigars, silks, etc. The population was 5,151 at the 2010 census.

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