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Lakewood, Pennsylvania
Village
Village of Lakewood
Image of a paved, marked road, flanked by greenery on both sides. A sign in the center of the photo reads "EAST 370."
Lakewood, as seen from PA-370.
Nickname(s): Little York, Lakin, Como, Winwood (all historical)
Country United States
Commonwealth Pennsylvania
U.S. Congressional District 10
County Wayne
School District Wayne Highlands
Region I
Magisterial District 22-3-04
Township Preston
Settled 1817
Founded by David Wooley, James Moore, and Franklin Duval
Elevation 1,778 ft (542 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern Daylight (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18439
Area code(s) 570
GNIS feature ID 1181094
FIPS code 42-127-62600-41096
Major Roads PA-370.svg

Lakewood is a village in Preston Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania. Lakewood is on Pennsylvania Route 370 (PA-370), about 7 miles (11 km) east of Thompson, Pennsylvania and about 10 miles (16 km) southwest of Hancock, New York. The Preston Township Municipal Building, the township's only school, Preston Area School, and the Northern Wayne Community Library, part of the Wayne Library Alliance, are both located within the community.


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