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Effort, / Mt Effort Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Monroe
 • Total 5.060 sq mi (13.11 km2)
 • Land 5.046 sq mi (13.07 km2)
 • Water 0.014 sq mi (0.04 km2)
778 ft (237 m)
 • Total 2,269
 • Density 448.42/sq mi (173.14/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 570
GNIS feature ID 1174036

Effort, also known as Mount Effort, is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. Effort is located along Pennsylvania Route 115 2.5 miles (4.0 km) northwest of Brodheadsville. Effort has a post office with ZIP code 18330. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,269.

A post office called Effort has been in operation since 1850. According to tradition, the community was named for the considerable "effort" it took townspeople to agree on a name for the place.

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