Place:Freeland, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

Alt namesBirkbeckville
South Heberton
Coordinates41.02°N 75.896°W
Located inLuzerne, Pennsylvania, United States     (11 Sep 1876 - )
Also located inFoster, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States    
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Freeland is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was originally called Birbeckville, South Heberton, and Freehold. Freeland is south of Wilkes-Barre and northeast of Hazleton. It was incorporated as a borough on September 11, 1876. Coal mining was the chief industry in the community up until the mid-20th century. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,531.

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