Beech Mountain Lakes, Pennsylvania facts for kids

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Beech Mountain Lakes
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Township Butler Township
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6.2 km2)
 • Land 2.2 sq mi (5.6 km2)
 • Water 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 2,022
 • Density 845/sq mi (326.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570

Beech Mountain Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Butler Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,022 at the 2010 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.2 km2), of which 2.2 square miles (5.6 km2) is land and 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), or 9.73%, is water. The CDP consists of a housing development adjacent to an artificial lake in the valley of Nescopeck Creek. Interstate 80 passes just north of the CDP. Exit 262 on I-80 serves Pennsylvania Route 309, which runs past the western edge of the CDP.


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