Sullivan County, Pennsylvania is a breathtakingly beautiful, entirely rural community in Northcentral Pennsylvania’s Endless Mountains Region. Sullivan County was named for Senator Charles C. Sullivan who took an active role in passing legislation to create the county. Named for John LaPorte, Surveyor General of Pennsylvania from 1843-1851, Laporte, the county seat, is perched atop the Appalachian Plateau at an elevation of 2,060 feet.
Mountains and valleys, forests and farmlands are the terrain in Sullivan County’s 478 total square miles including waterways. The county is known for semi-anthracite coal, timber and tourism. The major employers are the timber industry, agriculture, state & county governments. Maple syrup, furniture, candles, baskets, jewelry, art and photography are also made in Sullivan County.