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Towanda is a borough in Bradford County, in the Sayre metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community name derives from Algonquian for "burial ground."
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Towanda. For links to other places called Towanda, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Towanda is 41.767N. The longitude is -76.443W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 732 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,946.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Towanda demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bradford County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 18848 ZIP code.
17% of Towanda residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Towanda ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Towanda was $17,438, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Towanda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Towanda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $360. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $856.
Libraries in Towanda include Towanda Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Towanda include Daily Review
Bradford County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Towanda political report.
The average commute time for Towanda workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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