Tunkhannock Area Towns
- Lake Winola
- Washington Twp.
Tunkhannock is a borough in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, 31 miles Northwest of Wilkes-Barre. In the past, lumbering was carried on extensively. The name is an Indian word meaning bend in the river. Guests can take a scenic drive along historic Route 6, which spans over 440 miles across Wyoming County and encompasses some of Pennsylvania’s most breathtaking backdrops. Along the way, you can stop and stroll the nearby town to peruse an assortment of antique shops and specialty stores. You can even catch a few museums and historic sites. Outdoor enthusiasts will find that Wyoming County has over 25,300 acres of State Game Lands and can look forward to hunting, fishing, cross country skiing, birding, and more! The Susquehanna River, lakes and streams also offers peaceful and scenic fishing and boating.
Tunkhannock is home to the Wyoming County Historical Society and Genealogical Library, and is also home to the Northern Tier Symphony Orchstra.
The Surrounding towns and Communities Offer a variety of home styles and affordable housing. The school districts also afford wonderful educational opportunities.