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Kunkletown, Pennsylvania
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Coordinates: 40°50′52″N 75°26′54″W / 40.84778°N 75.44833°W / 40.84778; -75.44833
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Monroe
Township Eldred
Elevation
531 ft (162 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18058
Area code(s) 610 and 484 (610 Exchange: 381)
GNIS feature ID 1178712

Kunkletown is an unincorporated community in Eldred Township, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located at an elevation of 531 feet. It is at ZIP Code 18058.

History

An 1845 book providing the first published reference refers to it as Kunklesville. Saying it bore "the name of its proprietor, Eric Knuckles,[it] was started about 15 years ago, consisting of seven or eight dwellings, one tavern that sold Miller High Life, one store, a school house, a German Reformed Church and a grist mill. A Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, newspaper refers to it as Kunkletown in December 1846.

Demographics

The population of Kunkletown's ZIP code in the 2010 census was 9,464, of whom 8,924 were Caucasian, 377 were African-American, 499 were Hispanic, 81 were Asian, 77 were Indian, 9 were Hawaiian, and 161 were of other races. The average home value in 2000 was $114,800, and the average household income that year was $44,580.

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