Pittston, Pennsylvania

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Pittston is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. It gained prominence in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as an active anthracite coal mining city, drawing a large portion of its labor force from European immigrants. The population was 8,104 at the 2000 census. At its peak in 1920, the population of Pittston was 18,494.

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