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Georgetown, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Township Wilkes-Barre Township
 • Total 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land 0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,640
 • Density 2,240/sq mi (863/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18702
Area code(s) 570

Georgetown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Wilkes-Barre Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, adjacent to the city of Wilkes-Barre. The CDP population was 1,640 at the 2010 census.


Georgetown is located at 41°13′35″N 75°52′19″W / 41.22639°N 75.87194°W / 41.22639; -75.87194.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.9 km2), all of it land. Georgetown occupies most of the southwestern half of Wilkes-Barre Township and is bisected by Interstate 81/Pennsylvania Route 309. Exit 165 of I-81 is located at the southwestern edge of the CDP. The city of Wilkes-Barre is to the northwest.

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