Location Profile

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. As a nationally-recognized healthcare provider, the hospital takes pride in offering compassionate care to the community and has multiple facilities to meet their patients’ needs in Central Pennsylvania. The hospital dates back to the 1800’s and provided one of the first intensive care units in the state. That storied history set off a legacy of quality care in Williamsport.

Community Overview

Williamsport began its history as the “Lumber Capital of the World,” and through history thrived with innovation. The city is situated near the Susquehanna River which offers abundant recreational opportunities. As the annual host of the Little League World Series, Williamsport is an exciting little town with big amenities. The city of Williamsport has preserved much of its history as a lumber town and you’ll see beautiful historic buildings throughout the area. Start downtown then wander through the other neighborhoods of Grampian Hills, Millionaire’s Row, and West Hills, among others. Williamsport is about 130 miles from Philadelphia, and has the affectionate nickname “Little Philly.” Affordable transit is available locally with River Valley Transit which features bus service and trolley rides for a nominal cost.

Learn more about Williamsport at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Williamsport’s school district includes 4 primary schools, 2 intermediate schools, 1 middle school and 1 high school. The district includes a U.S. News and World Report Bronze winner, Williamsport High School and has increased their graduation rate to nearly 90% over the recent years. Throughout the district schools, parents and teachers will find a welcoming atmosphere that inspired students to learn, grow, and challenge themselves both academically and socially.

Click here to read more about public schools in Williamsport.
Click here to read about private schools in Williamsport.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Williamsport has a great variety of specialty shops and big box stores to suit any budget. The area has shops with arts, crafts, gifts, handmade items, clothing, books and plenty more. You can also visit the Lycoming Mall for even more stores, plus restaurants and events. The city is the home of Little League, so don’t miss the World of Little League: Peter J. McGovern Museum and Official Store. Recreation opportunities in Williamsport also include several parks with sports fields, picnic areas, playgrounds and plenty to space to roam. Among them is the Susquehanna State Park, a 20-acre riverfront park perfect for watersports. You can even tour the park’s paddlewheel boat, Hiawatha and take a public cruise. Williamsport includes several movie theatre to catch the newest films and at the AMC Classic, tickets are less than $6 for matinees. The Community Arts Center is another great entertainment venue; this rich old theatre features a range of professional performing arts shows with dramas, comedies, musicals, and recitals.

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Crime Rate

Crime in Williamsport is on the decline and has decreased by 13% since last year. The city is safer than 31% of the rest of the country, and the police department has several programs to continue the downward trend in crime incidents. Citizens can participate in neighborhood watch, volunteer in community policing efforts, and even be certified for emergency response by working with the police.

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