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Hughestown Borough

Hughestown Borough Hall is located at 42 Center Street, Hughestown PA 18640; phone: 570-883-7518.

Beginnings [1]

Hughestown Borough is one of the important and thriving mining boroughs within the borders of Pittston Township. It is situated between Pittston and Avoca. In the place is a large Catholic church, and the schools have 250 pupils. There is an extensive brick factory in the place and a general store. A number of collieries give employment to the people. The Hughestown Borough has a superficial area of about four square miles and an estimated population (1892) of 1,350.

  1. Bradsby H.C., History of Luzerne County Pennsylvania, S.B. Nelson & Company, Chicago, 1893.
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