PA is in
Wayne County and has a population of 13,163 residents and 5,309
households, with a median income of $33k and median age of 40.
Honesdale is in a rural area of Northeast PA in the tourist
region know as the Poconos Mountains and its location provides
many recreational opportunities including: boating, fishing,
hiking, hunting, skiing, biking and rafting.
also in a coal mining region, during the 19th century it was the
starting point of the Delaware and Hudson Canal, which provided
for transport of coal to Kingston, New York and then down the Hudson
River to New York City. Honesdale is home of the
first commercial steam locomotive to run on rails in the United
States, the Stourbridge Lion. Honesdale, Pennsylvania, was named
in honor of Philip Hone, who was a former Mayor of New York and
president of the Delaware and Hudson Canal Company.
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