Lackawanna County is Pennsylvania at its finest. We are a modern, progressive region, offering residents an affordable cost of living, high quality of life, superior educational and healthcare systems, as well as strong ethic and family traditions. Numerous cultural amenities combined with short commute times and affordable, safe and clean neighborhoods make us a location of choice to live and work.
Lackawanna County’s 40 safe and friendly municipalities offer a mix of urban, suburban, small town, and rural living. With lower taxes than most major metropolitan cities in the northeast and rent and mortgage payments well below the regional monthly median, you’ll rest easy with the knowledge that your dollar goes much further in Lackawanna County.
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With a growing population that has learned to unite its old-world values with innovation in business, health care, education, and beyond, Lackawanna County is truly poised at the forefront of modern America.
Whether in terms of a strong work ethic, neighborly friendliness, or generosity of spirit, the population of this region has proven itself to be just as diverse as the industries, activities, and other amenities located here.
Janet Sweeney of Pennsylvania Environmental Council – Why NEPA?
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Jaclyn Victor of PA College Advising Corps at Greater Nanticoke Area High School -- Why NEPA?
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Becky Ryman of Wallenpaupack Brewing Company – Why NEPA?
Fermin Diaz of Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress -- Why NEPA?
Whether you spent your whole life in NEPA, came here from someplace else, or moved away and eventually made your way back, we’re curious –Why NEPA?
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