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Mocanaqua,

Luzerne County

Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Volunteer Fire Department
Volunteer Fire Department

Nickname(s): "Little Bear"

Ma-con-na-quah,
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
Township Conyngham 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 Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570

Mocanaqua is a 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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