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Nestled between the Penobscot(2100') and Nescopeck(2000') Mountains, "downtown" Mountain Top sits at approximately 1400 feet. This offers its residents rural charm with the conveniences of cosmopolitan living and shopping in Wilkes-Barre and Scranton. It is an energetic, growing community of 16,000 people.

There are a variety of sporting and recreational activities which include cold mountain streams full of fish, two lakes for swimming and boating, 3 public golf courses with driving range, and plenty of wooded areas for hunting. Crestwood Industrial Park, the largest industrial park in N.E. PA, is home to ON Semiconductor. ex Fairchild Semiconductor.

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Mountain Top consists of 6 municipalities. For more info, Click on the photos below .
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 Lake Nuangola
Located in Nuangola off exit 43 of I8I, it was also known as the "Three Corner Pond" or "Triangular Lake". The lake was the site of the Grove Theater, or the Nuangola Playhouse from 1934 to 1959.
 Marian Sutherland Kirby Library || Web Page
Kirby Ave, Fairview Township. 474-9313
 Kirby Episcopal House
The F.M. Kirbys, family of the dime store magnate, lived at the top of Glen Summit in a 26-room mansion during the summer. This home was built in 1915, and has 2-feet thick walls and ceilings with elaborate plaster moldings. There is a Japanese garden, lily ponds, streams, and a waterfall. The home and grounds were given to the Episcopalian church in 1955, and it is still used as a convention center for religious, educational, and charity organizations
 Fairview Township Park
Fairview Township,,located on Memorial Drive off N. Main Rd, offers Tennis, Soccer and Baseball fields, Playground, and a small pond
 Wright Township Park
Located on Wright Twsp Drive off RT 309, offers Tennis and Basketball courts, Soccer and Baseball fields, and a well equipped playground with sponsored summer activities(474-9067)
 Rice Township Park
Located off Church Rd, Rice Township's Harry L. Benning Recreational Park offers something for all ages and is open to everyone. Created in 1980, the park provides playground equipment, a picnic grove, a nature walk which borders the beautiful Wapwallopen Creek, a full basketball court and the large, multi-use, playing field

Plum Ridge Horseback Academy
54 Overlook Road, Nescopeck. 379-3150
Edgewood in the Pines Golf Course
Edgewood Rd off RT 309, Drums 788-1101
Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club
260 Country Club Drive Mountaintop  570.868.4653 
Sand Springs Golf Course
10 Clubhouse Drive, Drums, 18222, 570-788-5845
Evergreen Raceway
St. Johns Rd, St. Johns(1st right on RT 309 after I80) 788-5924 - Small Block Modifieds, Street Stocks


Alberdeen Inn
Alberdeen Rd 570-678-7041 - A charming country inn since 1880
668 N Hunter Hwy (RT 309), Drums 570-708-7500
Kings's Restaurant & Lounge
49 S. Mountain Blvd 474-5464 - Take out or eat in
Chalet Restaurant
43 S Mountain Blvd 474-5533
Junie G's Family Restaurant
12 S Mountain Blvd 570 474 1004
Cavanaugh's Grille (old Mtop Hotel)
163 North Main St 570 474-1050

Police and Fire Depts (on the web)

Wright Twsp PD
Wright Township VFD
Mountain Top Hose Co. #1
Nuangola FD
Nuangola PD
Rice Twsp
Slocum Twsp Fire
Dorrance Fire
Hobbie VFD

Churches(on the web)

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
Presbyterian Church of Mountain Top
Cornerstone Christian Fellowship
Mountaintop Family Center Church
Emmanuel United Church of Christ
St. Jude Parish

Mountain Top History

Dorrrance | Fairview | Rice | Slocum | Wright | Dennison Twsp

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