West Hazleton, PA


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West Hazleton, founded by Conrad Horn, is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, 31 miles (50 km) south of Wilkes Barre. In 1900, 2,516 people lived here; in 1910, 4,715 people lived here. The population was 4,594 at the 2010 census. This represents a 29.7% increase in population from the 2000 census count of 3,542.
West Hazleton is located at 40°57′42″N 75°59′56″W / 40.96167°N 75.99889°W / 40.96167; -75.99889 (40.961651, -75.998915).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km²), all of it land.