Wilkes Barre is located in Plains Township, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It is bordered by downtown Wilkes-Barre to the south and the Susquehanna River to the west. Plains Township is the home of Pennsylvania’s first casino, The Mohegan Sun Pocono, which is 0.1 mile north of the property. Plains Township’s routes include Interstate 81, Route 115, Route 309, and Route 315. Interstate 476 crosses the eastern portion of Plains Township. Current traffic count is 28,465 ADT along State Route 315.