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Mocanaqua, Pennsylvania
Volunteer Fire Department
Volunteer Fire Department
Nickname(s): 
"Little Bear" (Ma-con-na-quah)
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Coordinates: 41°8′28″N 76°8′20″W / 41.14111°N 76.13889°W / 41.14111; -76.13889Coordinates: 41°8′28″N 76°8′20″W / 41.14111°N 76.13889°W / 41.14111; -76.13889
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Township Conyngham
Government
 • Type 2nd Class Township
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 646
 • Density 1,200/sq mi (461/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 570
GNIS feature ID 1181387, 2630027

Mocanaqua is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Conyngham Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 646 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Mocanaqua is located at 41°8′28″N 76°8′19″W / 41.14111°N 76.13861°W / 41.14111; -76.13861.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2), of which 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km2), or 9.55%, is water. It is located on the east bank of the Susquehanna River along Pennsylvania Route 239, which crosses the river at Mocanaqua to the borough of Shickshinny.

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