Lackawanna County’s 40 safe and friendly municipalities offer a mix of urban, suburban, small town, and rural living. We invite you to come and explore Lackawanna County.
Welcome to Lackawanna County! Located in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Northeast, Lackawanna County is a location of choice for individuals looking to relocate, invest or start and expand a business. Ranked among the top 100 Best Places to live by U.S. News & World Report, Greater Scranton is indeed a great place to live, work, do business, raise a family, and enjoy a diverse array of leisure amenities.
Lackawanna County is home to the City of Scranton. Scranton ranks 21st among most livable small cities and was made famous by the hit television series The Office. National industry leaders in healthcare, manufacturing, transportation & logistics and back-office functions, are growing here in Lackawanna County and ready to hire new talent.
We are committed to enhancing our region even more by attracting cutting-edge industries and the latest technology to keep the best and the brightest here, while offering opportunities to people considering a relocation or business expansion.
With a cost of living well below the national average, your hard-earned paycheck goes a lot further in Northeastern Pennsylvania. To better understand the cost of living comparative, use the Cost of Living Calculator.
If you are looking for a community to relocate, further your education or expand and start your business, we welcome you to explore the many opportunities here in Lackawanna County.
Lackawanna County, a Perfect Location Choice.
Located in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Northeast, major metropolitan areas including Philadelphia, New York, Northern New Jersey, Harrisburg and Syracuse are within a two hour drive of Scranton. Five major interstate highways converge in Scranton, providing access to 80 million consumers within an overnight drive and 80% of the U.S. population within two days or less.