Historical Association of Tobyhanna Township

HATT | PO Box 2084 | Pocono Pines, PA 18350-2084

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Tobyhanna Township is an incorporated rural municipality of more than 8,000 residents located in the heart of the Pocono region of northeast Pennsylvania, one of 20 municipalities that make up Monroe County.
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We are approximately:
  • 8 miles west of Mount Pocono,
    our nearest commercial center
  • 20 miles northwest of Stroudsburg,
    the Monroe County seat
  • 30 miles southeast of Scranton, the closest city
  • 50 miles north of Allentown
  • 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia
  • 100 miles west of New York City

Our population centers are the unincorporated villages of:
  • Blakeslee
  • Pocono Pines
  • Pocono Lake
  • Pocono Summit (portion)

Some of the township’s private communities:
NOTE: A common point of confusion is the distinction between Tobyhanna Township and the village of Tobyhanna and Tobyhanna Army Depot. The village of Tobyhanna and Tobyhanna Depot are both located in Coolbaugh Township, the municipality to our north. If you are interested in the history of those areas, visit the Coolbaugh Township Historical Association.