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The Northern Tier is a geographic region consisting of five rural counties in north-central Pennsylvania. The Northern Tier is home to roughly 177,000 people distributed among many small towns and rural countryside. The region's largest town is Sayre, Pennsylvania.

The region is home to Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, located in Mansfield, Pennsylvania.

The Northern Tier region as a whole is notorious for its high unemployment and low per-capita incomes in comparison to the rest of Pennsylvania. Economically, the regions top three employers are health services, education services, and paper allied products.

The region is bordered to the north by the Southern Tier of New York state. Together, these regions are known as the Twin Tiers.

The counties and important towns in the Northern Tier are:

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