Although Lycoming County is manufacturing oriented, the county has other successful diverse industries such as retail trade, services, agriculture, transportation and wholesale trade. Major employers in Lycoming County include: Susquehanna Regional Healthcare, Pennsylvania State Government, Brodart Co., Pennsylvania College of Technology and Williamsport Area School District.* Lycoming County (population 118,977) lies in the heart of North Central Pennsylvania on the West branch of the Susquehanna River. The largest county, by geographical area in Pennsylvania, Lycoming County (1,235 square miles) is part of the Allegheny Mountain chain and contains many parks, state game lands and forests as well as miles of rivers and streams.
Williamsport, serving as the county seat and focal point of Lycoming County, was first settled in the late 1700's along the West branch of the Susquehanna River. Other towns like Muncy, Montoursville and Hughesville soon followed as Williamsport became the main Northern river port in the valleys of the Susquehanna.
Many historical attractions and antique shops dot the county. There are dozens of places to stay from quaint bed and breakfasts to large chain hotels.
Principal cities, towns or municipalities
Chamber of Commerce
- School profiles
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- Little League International (the Little League World Series is held in Williamsport each year)
*Employer information provided by Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.