Archbald is a borough in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. It is named for James Archbald, who was the first mayor of Carbondale, Pennsylvania. Before being renamed in Archbald's honor, the name of the settlement was White Oak Run. The vast majority of the settlers were Irish Catholics, fleeing the potato famine in Ireland. The village of Eynon is incorporated into Archbald.
If you enjoy watching the leaves change in the fall, this is a wonderful place to be, with many varieties of trees throughout most of Archbald.
Home prices in Archbald noticeably rose 10.4 percent year-over-year in this year, reaching an average listing price of $163,553 from a previous $148,141. During the same period, number of homes for sale increased slightly year-over-year by 8.3 percent, from 24 to 26 listings, allowing buyers more wiggle room in their searches. Families with younger children or pets will be pleased to know that a significant number of homes in this location offer attractive and easy-to-maintain hardwood floors. The majority of homes in this area feature beautiful landscaped yards so the area has a pleasant feel to it. There are quite a few residential properties with swimming pools in this borough, providing the perfect setting for you to host parties and get to know your neighbors in the summer.