About This Place
East Stroudsburg is the most populous municipality in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located in the Poconos region of the state. Originally known as "Dansbury", East Stroudsburg was renamed for geographic reasons when the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad opened a station in town. It lies east of Stroudsburg and is somewhat more populous than that town.
United States Census Bureau lists East Stroudsburg, PA (which includes all of Monroe County, Pennsylvania) as the 7th most populous micropolitan statistical area in the Table of United States Micropolitan Statistical Areas with a population of 176,567.
East Stroudsburg is located at 41°0′5″N 75°10′48″W / 41.00139°N 75.18°W / 41.00139; -75.18 (41.001442, -75.180111). According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.4 km²), all of it land. When traveling west on Interstate 80, East Stroudsburg is the third town past the NJ-PA border on exit 308.