Lattimer, Pennsylvania facts for kids
The Lattimer Colliery, photographed circa 1890 by William H. Rau
|• Total||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|• Land||0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|• Density||2,390/sq mi (920/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
Lattimer is a village and census-designated place (CDP) in Hazle Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 554 at the 2010 census. It has been known in the past as Lattimer Mines.
It was the site of the Lattimer massacre in which Sheriff's deputies gunned down unarmed striking coal miners in 1897. Actor Jack Palance was originally from the village and born there in 1919.
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According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.23 square miles (0.6 km2), all of it land. It is located directly northeast of the CDP of Harleigh and lies 1 mile (2 km) northeast of the city of Hazleton. Lattimer uses the Hazleton zip code of 18234.
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