Borough of Laflin

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Laflin Borough was incorporated in 1889 and covers a total area of 1.4 square miles. Primarily a residential community, it is situated midway between the cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton.

The government operates under a Council/ Mayor form of government under the Borough code. There are seven Council Members and a Mayor. Meetings are open to the public and input from residents is welcome.

Laflin Borough is a product mostly of the Laflin Powder Mills that are within the borough. This industry represents seven mills and necessary works scattered along the hollow of the Gardner Creek. The product is mostly blasting powder, of which the plant turns out an immense quantity to the trade annually.


Address Borough of Laflin
47 Laflin Road, Laflin, PA 18702
Phone 570-654-3323
Fax 570-654-3323
Population 1,502
Square Miles 1.4
Name of Mayor Michael Grebeck
Congressional District 11th U.S.; 3rd State
Legislative District 118th House; 14th Senate
Type of Government Mayor and Council
School District Wilkes-Barre Area
Public Library Laflin Library
Phone: 570-654-3323
Range of Housing Costs N/A
Property Tax Rate 22 mills


Cable Adelphia Cable
Phone: 1-888-ADELNET (1-888-233-5638)
Gas PG Energy
Phone: 800-432-8017
Electric PPL Utilities, Inc.
Phone: 800-342-5775
Water Pennsylvania-American Water Company
Phone: 570-825-7100
Waste Removal J.P. Mascaro and Sons
Phone: 800-243-7575
Last Updated: 08/19/06 03:32:15
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