Wyoming County

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Roundtable Leaders

The Honorable Russell Shurtleff
(570) 836-3151
Howard Heise, Administrator
(570) 836-3131

Wyoming County was created in 1842 from part of Luzerne County. It is named for the Wyoming Valley. Wyoming is derived from the Indian word meaning "extensive meadows." Tunkhannock, the county seat, was incorporated in 1841. It is named for Tunkhannock Creek. The creek's name means "small stream."

Wyoming County

Wyoming County Facts

Population
28,080
Class
7th
Founded
1842
County Seat

Tunkhannock, PA

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