Other cities in the 570 area code include: Pottsville, Kingston, Mountain Top, Nanticoke, Berwick, Lock Haven, Sunbury, Carbondale, Shamokin, Milton, Tamaqua, Taylor, Plymouth, Selinsgrove, Mount Carmel, Lewisburg, Moosic, Stroudsburg, Sayre, Schuylkill Haven, Olyphant, Clarks Summit, Shenandoah, Pittston, Jim Thorpe, Danville, Montoursville, Jersey Shore, Minersville, Honesdale, Mahanoy City, Lansford, Northumberland, Mifflinburg, Freeland, Mansfield, Wellsboro, Nesquehoning, Cresco, Mount Pocono, Wyoming, Orwigsburg, Summit Hill, Saint Clair, Kulpmont, Towanda, Dallas, Harveys Lake, Weatherly, Watsontown, McAdoo, Muncy, Matamoras, Shavertown, Jermyn, Forest City, Moscow, Hughesville, Pine Grove, Sugarloaf, Elysburg, Cressona, Canton, Tunkhannock, Tremont, Montrose, Susquehanna, Valley View, Mill Hall, Middleburg, Troy, Trevorton, Blossburg, Montgomery, Catawissa, Hawley, Girardville, Waymart, Dingmans Ferry, Dalton, Renovo, Newfoundland, White Haven, Hallstead, Factoryville, Milford, New Philadelphia, Pocono Lake, Pocono Pines, Benton, Hunlock Creek, New Milford, Millville, Auburn, Ringtown, Beech Creek, Shickshinny, Frackville, Tioga, Turbotville, Lackawaxen, Noxen, Beaver Springs, Dushore, Barnesville, Lawrenceville, Loganton, Mount Pleasant Mills, Wyalusing, Mount Bethel, Laceyville, Rome, Herndon, Nuremberg, Thompson, Wilburton, Millerton, Muncy Valley, Millmont, New Albany, Le Raysville, Union Dale, Hop Bottom, Liberty, Saylorsburg, Stillwater, Little Meadows, Ulster, Albrightsville, Friendsville, Forksville, Klingerstown, Andreas, Ashland, Beach Lake, Brackney, Bushkill, Cammal, Covington, Damascus, Falls, Gillett, Granville Summit, Greentown, Hamlin, Harford, Hillsgrove, Huntington Mills, Jackson, Kingsley, Lake Ariel, Lake Como, Lawton, Lenoxville, Linden, Mainesburg, Mehoopany, Meshoppen, Middlebury Center, Mildred, Morris, Nicholson, Pleasant Mount, Sciota, Shohola, Springville, Starlight, Sweet Valley, Tafton, Tannersville, Trout Run, Wapwallopen, Warren Center, and Waterville.
Scranton is the sixth-largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie and Reading. It is the county seat of Lackawanna County in Northeastern Pennsylvania's Wyoming Valley and hosts a federal court building. With a population of 77,118, it is the largest city in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of about 570,000. Scranton is the geographic and cultural center of the Lackawanna River valley, and the largest of the former anthracite coal mining communities in a contiguous quilt-work that also includes Wilkes-Barre, Pittston, and Carbondale. Scranton was incorporated on February 14, 1856, as a borough in Luzerne County and as a city on April 23, 1866. It became a major industrial city, a center of mining and railroads, and attracted thousands of new immigrants. It was the site of the Scranton General Strike in 1877.People in northern Luzerne County began to seek a new county in 1839 but the Wilkes-Barre area resisted losing its assets. Lackawanna County did not gain independent status until 1878. Under legislation allowing the issue to be voted by residents of the proposed territory, voters favored the new county by a proportion of 6 to 1, with Scranton residents providing the major support. The city was designated as the county seat when Lackawanna County was established in 1878, and a judicial district was authorized for it in 1879.The city "took its first step toward earning its reputation as the Electric City" when electric lights were introduced in 1880 at Dickson Locomotive Works. Six years later, the nation's first streetcars powered exclusively by electricity began operating in the city. [ dubious – discuss ] Rev. David Spencer, a local Baptist minister, later proclaimed Scranton as the "Electric City".
Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County. It is one of the principal cities in the Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area. Located at the center of the Wyoming Valley, it is second in size to the nearby city of Scranton. The Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area had a population of 563,631 as of the 2010 Census, making it the fourth-largest metro/statistical area in the state of Pennsylvania. Wilkes-Barre and the surrounding Wyoming Valley are framed by the Pocono Mountains to the east, the Endless Mountains to the west, and the Lehigh Valley to the south. The Susquehanna River flows through the center of the valley and defines the northwestern border of the city.Wilkes-Barre was founded in 1769 and formally incorporated in 1806. The city grew rapidly in the 19th century after the discovery of nearby coal reserves and the arrival of hundreds of thousands of immigrants who provided a labor force for the local mines. The coal mining fueled industrialization in the city, which reached the height of its prosperity in the first half of the 20th century. Its population peaked at more than 86,000. However, Following World War II, the city's economy declined due to the collapse of industry. The Knox Mine disaster accelerated this trend after large portions of the area's coal mines were flooded. Today the city has a population of 41,498, making it the the largest city in Luzerne County and the 13th-largest city in Pennsylvania.
Williamsport is a city in and the county seat of Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. In 2009, the population was estimated at 29,304. It is the principal city of the Williamsport, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of about 117,000.Williamsport was settled by Americans late in the 18th century, and the town began to prosper due to its lumber industry. By the early 20th century, the town reached the height of its prosperity and the population has since declined by about a third from its peak of around 45,000 in 1950.Williamsport is the birthplace of Little League Baseball. South Williamsport, a town nearby, is the headquarters of Little League Baseball and annually hosts the Little League World Series in late summer.
The 570 area code lies within the Eastern Daylight Time Zone (or EDT). The current time in Eastern Daylight Time is 2:15 AM on Apr 19, 2021.