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About The District

The Middle District of Pennsylvania is comprised of three offices - Scranton, Harrisburg, and Williamsport. The headquarters for the district is based in Scranton. We have a staff of approximately 80 employees, which includes the United States Attorney, First Assistant United States Attorney, Criminal Division Chief, Civil Division Chief, Administrative Officer, several criminal and civil Assistant United States Attorneys, as well as, support and administrative staff.

The district extends over 21,907 square miles (approximately 47% of the state) and serves 33 counties with approximately 3,183,000 residents. The counties we serve are: Adams, Bradford, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Clinton, Columbia, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lackawanna, Lebanon, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mifflin, Monroe, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Pike, Potter, Schuylkill, Snyder, Susquehanna, Sullivan, Tioga, Union, Wayne, Wyoming, and York.

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There are four federal courthouses within the Middle District of Pennsylvania - Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Williamsport, and Harrisburg. The Assistant United States Attorneys ("AUSAs") represent the United States before one United States Circuit Judge, several United States District Judges, and several United States Magistrate Judges at these federal courthouses.

Within the district there are many federal enclaves - Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, Steamtown National Recreation Center, Tobyhanna Army Depot, Veterans Administration Hospital Wilkes-Barre, Tioga-Hammond Lakes Dams, U.S. Army Was College and Carlisle Barracks, Navy Inventory Control Point, New Cumberland Army Depot, Fort Indiantown Gap, Veterans Administration Hospital Lebanon, Site "R" Fort Ritchie, Raystown National Recreation Area, Letterkenny Army Depot, and Gettysburg National Military Park.

There are four federal correctional complexes located in the Middle District of Pennsylvania - Allenwood, Canaan, Lewisburg, and Schuylkill. Together, these institutions house more than 8700 federal inmates, one of the largest federal prison populations of any federal judicial district in the United States.

 

Updated April 22, 2015

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