Tresckow, formerly known as Dutchtown, is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States west of Junedale and Beaver Meadows, which share the same road network, Quakake Creek valley and roots in the Anthracite coal mining and transportation industries. The population was 880 at the 2010 census.
Tresckow is located in the western corner of Carbon County at 40°54′56″N 75°57′50″W (40.915631, -75.963881), at an elevation of 1,778 feet (542 m) on a hill lying between Spring Mountain to the south and Pismire Ridge to the north. The city of Hazleton is 3 miles (5 km) to the north in Luzerne County, and the borough of Beaver Meadows is 2 miles (3 km) to the east.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km2), all of it land. While Tresckow has its own box post office with the ZIP code of 18254, surrounding areas use the Beaver Meadows ZIP code of 18216.
Residents of Tresckow live in Carbon County; however, they attend school in Luzerne County and are served by the Hazleton Area School District. Many go to the Hazleton Area High School, located 7 miles (11 km) away, or Marian Catholic High School, located 8 miles (13 km) away.
As of the census of 2000, there were 964 people, 384 households, and 276 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 530.3 people per square mile (204.5/km2). There were 415 housing units at an average density of 228.3/sq mi (88.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 99.48% White and 0.52% African American.