Northwestern Pennsylvania

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This article is about the region in Pennsylvania. For the area of the United States of America, see Pacific Northwest.
Northwestern Pennsylvania
Erie-Meadville, PA MSA
Metropolitan Statistical Area
ErieCtyCourthouse EriePA.JPG Meadville, Pennsylvania.jpg
AlleghenyNationalForest.jpg Clarion County Pennsylvania Courthouse.jpg
Clockwise from top left: Erie, Meadville, Clarion, and the Allegheny National Forest

Map of the Erie-Meadville, PA Combined Statistical Area (CSA), composed of the following parts:   Erie, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area   Meadville, PA Micropolitan Statistical Area
Map of the Erie-Meadville, PA Combined Statistical Area (CSA), composed of the following parts:

Coordinates: 42°07′23″N 80°04′54″W / 42.123°N 80.0816°W / 42.123; -80.0816Coordinates: 42°07′23″N 80°04′54″W / 42.123°N 80.0816°W / 42.123; -80.0816
Country United States
Commonwealth Pennsylvania
Largest city Erie
Other cities
Population (2010 Estimate)
 • Total 908,367
Time zone ET (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)

The Northwest Region is an area of Pennsylvania containing the Butler, Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, and Warren counties.[1] The city of Erie is the business center and cultural hub of the region. The population of the region is 908,367. Population growth is stable with increases in Clarion, Crawford, Erie, and Forest counties, but decreases in Lawrence, Mercer, and Venango counties. The region also includes the Erie-Meadville, PA Combined Statistical Area.

It is also noted for the Allegheny National Forest.

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