Scranton is a city in Bowman County, North Dakota in the United States. The population was 281 at the 2010 census.
Scranton was founded in 1907 along the Milwaukee Road transcontinental rail line known as the Pacific Extension. It was named after Scranton, Pennsylvania because, like that city, it was located within a region of coal mining.
Scranton is located at 46°8′50″N 103°8′39″W / 46.14722°N 103.14417°W / 46.14722; -103.14417 (46.147290, -103.144226).