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Swiftwater, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Monroe
Township Pocono
Elevation 1,184 ft (361 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18370
Area code(s) 570 and 272
GNIS feature ID 1189185

Swiftwater is an unincorporated community in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. In 1897 Richard Slee created the Pocono Biological Laboratories in Swiftwater. Swiftwater is home to the biggest flu vaccine plant in the United States. Swiftwater is the location of one of the many barracks locations of the Pennsylvania State Police. The barracks is on a hill on State Route 611. Swiftwater is also the home of the Pocono Cheesecake Factory, located on SR 611.

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