Pennsylvania's beautiful countryside offers more than you can imagine! We're just a short afternoon's drive from big cities like New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington D.C. and Pittsburgh, and yet, we're submersed in scenic beauty. When you work at UPMC, you can choose to live in communities that value family, tradition and outdoor living.
If you’ve accepted a job or are thinking about working at UPMC, you’re in luck — there are a lot of great places to live in Williamsport, PA, and the surrounding areas.
Williamsport has been nationally recognized for its affordable, quality housing. In 2014, Area Development Magazine ranked Williamsport as the 29th Leading Location among small cities, 10th on overall Economic Strength among small cities and 8th Best Recession Busting small city in America.
Whether you are interested in renting an apartment or buying a house, your monthly payments will be significantly less here than in most metropolitan areas. In addition, there are housing options to suit all tastes. You may wish to choose a pleasant, safe neighborhood near the hospital, to live in one of the suburban townships, or to select a more rural setting within a reasonable drive from work.
Williamsport combines big-city living with the small town values of family, safety, education and an active lifestyle. We're deeply rooted in our history, as you can see in our charming downtown shops and homes. Our community is constantly hosting events to celebrate our diversity and role in the arts scene. Our amenities are sure to entertain, from our very own symphony orchestra to our 1928 vintage theatre.
So, if you're looking for a place to practice medicine and still make it to soccer games, ballet recitals and family dinners, you've found the right place.
Do you long for a simpler lifestyle, with good neighbors and good friends? Nestled in the mountains of northcentral Pennsylvania, Tioga County offers a blend of arts and culture, theater and music, and lots of opportunities for outdoor enjoyment. The area is well known for the natural splendor of the Pennsylvania Grand Canyon, as well as thick state forests, seven beautiful lakes, and flowing streams. While Tioga County is a nature lover's paradise, it's also a short drive from urban areas in both Pennsylvania and New York.
There's a strong connection here between our integrated health system and the people we serve. A population of 40,000 people lives within the 1,145 square miles that make up Tioga County. Our residents, many of whose ancestors cut timber and mined coal in this region, represent honesty, respect, friendliness, and a work ethic handed down from generation to generation. The major school districts include Canton, Galeton, Northern Tioga, Southern Tioga and Wellsboro Area.
Mansfield University, in Mansfield, is an accredited higher education facility by the state of Pennsylvania.
To learn more about Tioga County, visit the Tioga County Visitors Bureau website.
At UPMC we want to ensure our employees are aware of all their living options in Williamsport, Muncy and Wellsboro.
UPMC is dedicated to ensuring that our employees are aware of the wonderful amenities near them in Williamsport, Pa., and the surrounding areas.