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Census-designated place
Street in Wanamie
Street in Wanamie
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Luzerne
 • Total 0.981 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Land 0.981 sq mi (2.54 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 676 ft (206 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 612
 • Density 623.9/sq mi (240.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570
GNIS feature ID 1190577
Fire station in Wanamie, Pennsylvania
Fire station in Wanamie

Wanamie is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Newport Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It is located in the southwest end of the Wyoming Valley and uses the Nanticoke zip code of 18634. The South Branch Newport Creek forms the natural eastern boundary of Wanamie and drains it northeast via the Newport Creek into the Susquehanna River. The village is named after the Wanami tribe of the Lenni Lenape. As of the 2010 census, its population was 612.

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