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Blakeslee, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
The Blakeslee Flea Market
The Blakeslee Flea Market
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Monroe
Township Tobyhanna
Elevation 1,676 ft (511 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18610
Area code(s) 570 and 272
GNIS feature ID 1217340

Blakeslee is an unincorporated community in Tobyhanna Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. Blakeslee is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 115 and Pennsylvania Route 940.

A post office was established in Blakeslee in 1884 and named after Jacob Blakeslee, the first postmaster. The post office was located near Burger Road near his 300-acre homestead. Jacob Blakeslee would later serve as justice of the peace for the small community. The Blakeslee United Methodist Church was established in 1897.

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