About This Place
Edwardsville is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, two miles (3 km) west of Wilkes Barre and also adjacent to the boroughs of Kingston to the north and Larksville to the south. It is strictly a residential place, the population being 5,165 in 1900 and 8,407 in 1910. A substantial decrease in the population has occurred since the population count of 1940, which was 7,998. The population was 4,984 at the 2000 census. Edwardsville was settled in 1768 by settlers from Connecticut. It was incorporated as a borough in 1884.
Edwardsville is located at 41°15′58″N 75°54′30″W / 41.26611°N 75.90833°W / 41.26611; -75.90833 (41.266081, -75.908457).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.2 km²), of which, 1.2 square miles (3.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (4.10%) is water.