Tioga County

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Roundtable Leaders

Honorable George W. Wheeler, President Judge
(570) 327-8380
Nancy Clemens, Director
(570) 724-5766

One of the most famous outdoor authors of the 19th century, George Washington Sears who wrote under the pen name of Nessmuk, was from Tioga County. The county has always been influential in affairs of both personalities such as John Inscho Mitchell, U.S. Senator; William B. Wilson, the first U.S. Secretary of Labor (1913-1921) under President Woodrow Wilson; and William A. Stone, governor of Pennsylvania (1899-1903).

The rolling foothills and forests of Tioga County s 1,157 square miles are known for timber, coal, sand and gravel, gas and small oil fields. The county also produces maple syrup, dairy products and veal. Health care, manufacturing and agriculture are the major employers.

Tioga County is home of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, a 55-mile long, 1,000 foot deep gorge of Pine Creek. The Pennsylvania Mountain Laurel Festival is celebrated every year in June.

Tioga County

Tioga County Facts

Population
41,373
Class
6th
Founded
1804
County Seat
Wellsboro, PA
Website
www.tiogacountypa.us
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