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Aerial view of downlown Jim Thorpe, PA

Jim Thorpe Borough is the county seat of Carbon County with a population of 4,781 people. Referred to as the “Switzerland of America” because of its picturesque scenery and mountainous location and architecture, Jim Thorpe is a popular tourist attraction and also the “Gateway to the Poconos.”

Founded as Mauch Chunk in 1818, its name was derived from the term “bear mountain” as its local mountain resembled a sleeping bear. The town was founded by Josiah White, founder of the Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company, and it rapidly became a railroad and coal-shipping center. It was later renamed for renowned athlete and Olympic Medal winner, Jim Thorpe, after his death in 1953.

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Jim Thorpe is home to various small businesses, quaint shoppes, fabulous restaurants, historical landmarks and other tourist attractions like the Jim Thorpe Memorial, the Harry Packer Mansion, the Asa Packer Mansion, the Mauch Chunk Train Station and the Mauch Chunk Museum, just to name a few.

There is plenty of fun in store for you in Jim Thorpe, PA! Check out the Quick Links below for town information, hot deals, events and more!

Jim Thorpe Quick Links

Traveling from Jim Thorpe to Lehighton or Vice Versa Monday thru Friday: 8am-3:30pm?

Let us help you navigate this temporary detour with this handy, recently revised Route 209 Detour Map download. Just click on the map to enlarge or download.

****ROAD IS OPEN WEEKDAYS AFTER 3:30PM AND ON WEEKENDS!****

Jim Thorpe Visitors Center at the Mauch Chunk Train Station


You can also feel free to contact or visit the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau's Visitors Center at the Old Mauch Chunk Train Station for more information:

2 Susquehanna Street, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229 | Call: 570-325-3673
Hours: Sunday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:30pm

 


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Still want to know more about Jim Thorpe? Visit their official Jim Thorpe website for additional information about this charming and fun, historic town.

 

Plan your visit to Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania by searching our Jim Thorpe Business Directory below to find local businesses, restaurants, quaint shoppes, entertainment & historical attractions, accommodations and more!

 

Jim Thorpe

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Mauch Chunk Trust Company
1111 North Street
P.O. Box 289
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Pocono Whitewater
There's something fun for everyone at Pocono Whitewater. We have mild to wild Dam Release & Family Style Whitewater Rafting, scenic Rail Trail Biking, and Skirmish paintball games. Trips run daily.
Nikki Hurley
1519 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
101 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, Pa 18229
The Mansion is the epitome of historic lodging with all modern amenities. Enjoy the award winning Mystery weekends or if crime is not your thing just relax and enjoy a setting like no other!
19 Packer Ave
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Bear Mountain Butterfly Sanctuary
18 Church Road
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229-2323
Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank
12 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
150 West 13th Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
101 W. Adventure Trail Road
Nesquehoning, PA 18240
12 Race Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
1939 State Rte 903
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
810 Carbon Avenue
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
P.O. Box 108
JIm Thorpe, PA 18229
61 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
56 Broadway
P.O. Box 29
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Box 600
Lehighton, PA 18235
140 Susquehanna Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
5 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
400 Interchange Road
Lehighton, Pa 18235
616 North Street
Suite 304
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
18 Cliffside Drive
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
21 Race Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
60 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Carbon County Courthouse
4 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 18229
47 Race Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
2 Hazard Square
P.O. Box 129
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Susan Van Why
732 North Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
131 Center Avenue
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
10 Hill Road on Opera House Square
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Garry Wentz
69 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
3 Lehigh Avenue
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Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
20 W Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
1578 State Route 903
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Carbon County
Jim Thorpe, Lehighton & Weatherly
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
101 E 10th Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
24 Broadway
Broadway Grille and Pub
Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania 18229
134 high st
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
2 Hazard Square
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
404 Center Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
40 West Broadway
JIm Thorpe, PA 18229
625 Delaware Ave
Palmerton, Pa 18071
1250 West 10th Street
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
DEKK Enterprize LLC
9 Cayuga Drive
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
1210 W 12 th Street
Jim Thorpe,, Pa 18229
69 Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Cheryl Heydt
167 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
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Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
410 Center Avenue
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
5 Cayuga Drive
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
625 Lentz Trail
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
123 Lehigh Drive
Lehighton, PA 18235
41 West Broadway
Jim Thorpe, PA 18229

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