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.

The Northwest Region is an area of Pennsylvania containing the Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, 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.

It is also noted for the Allegheny National Forest.


Coordinates: 42°07′23″N 80°04′52″W / 42.123°N 80.081°W / 42.123; -80.081