Blakeslee is an unincorporated community in Tobyhanna Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. Blakeslee is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 115 and Pennsylvania Route 940.
The Blakeslee Flea Market
|Elevation||1,676 ft (511 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||570 and 272|
|GNIS feature ID||1217340|
A post office was established in Blakeslee in 1884 and named after Jacob Blakeslee, the first postmaster. The post office was located near Burger Road near his 300-acre homestead. Jacob Blakeslee would later serve as justice of the peace for the small community. The Blakeslee United Methodist Church was established in 1897.
- "Blakeslee". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- Monroe County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2012. Retrieved December 15, 2013.[permanent dead link]
- Mathews, Alfred (1886). History of Wayne, Pike, and Monroe Counties, Pennsylvania. R.T. Peck & Co. p. 1277.
- Kerrick, Gene. "The Blakeslee Family". Tobyhanna Township History. Retrieved September 21, 2015.