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Silkworth is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lehman Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 820 at the 2010 census.[1]

Silkworth, Pennsylvania
Silkworth, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Silkworth, Pennsylvania
Silkworth, Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 41°16′20″N 76°5′10″W / 41.27222°N 76.08611°W / 41.27222; -76.08611Coordinates: 41°16′20″N 76°5′10″W / 41.27222°N 76.08611°W / 41.27222; -76.08611
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLuzerne
TownshipLehman Township
Area
 • Total3.8 sq mi (9.9 km2)
 • Land3.4 sq mi (8.8 km2)
 • Water0.4 sq mi (1.1 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total820
 • Density210/sq mi (83/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)570

GeographyEdit

Silkworth is located at 41°16′20″N 76°5′10″W / 41.27222°N 76.08611°W / 41.27222; -76.08611,[2] along Pennsylvania Route 29 on the west shore of Lake Silkworth, about 10 miles (16 km) northwest of the city of Nanticoke.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.9 km2), of which 3.4 square miles (8.8 km2) is land and 0.42 square miles (1.1 km2), or 11.0%, is water.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Silkworth CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 30, 2012.
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Silkworth CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 30, 2012.