Jim Thorpe is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. As of the 2000 census, the borough had a total population of 4,804. It is the county seat of Carbon County. The town was formerly known as Mauch Chunk until it changed its name following the 1953 death of Jim Thorpe in hopes to attract tourism and other attention to help its economy.
Web Sites and Links
Jim ThorpeThe mountain bike information. History information and links to hotels, recreation, camping, galleries, and restaurants.
Visit Jim ThorpeInformation about local shopping, events, accommodations, dining, and history.