Statistics & Facts

The population of Laflin is approximately 1,502.
The approximate number of families is 637.

The amount of land area in Laflin is 3.498 sq. kilometers.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 90 miles. (as the crow flies)

Laflin is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator
and 75.79 degrees west of the prime meridian.

We are located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania.

Approximate Area

16,050 sq. ft.



Fire Department

4 Part-time plus volunteers


Laflin Borough endorses Plains Volunteer Ambulance

Trash Collection

Municipal collection

Medical Facilities

All area hospitals are within 10 minutes driving time.


Wilkes-Barre Area School District


The library is in the Borough Building Located at 47 Laflin Road, Laflin, Pa. 18702

Library Hours are as follows:
Tuesday through Friday, 3:00PM to 6:30PM.
Saturday 9:00AM to 1:00PM.
Closed on Sunday and Monday.
Telephone 654-3323


2 area daily Times Leader and Citizens Voice – 3 area Sunday publications Times Leader, Citizens Voice and Sunday Dispatch


Several local malls are accessible within ten minutes


The park system is available to all residents and includes basketball courts, ball fields and play equipment.