The Pocono Mountains, Monroe County is a growing by leaps and bounds annually. Despite this great expansion the Pocono Mountains continues to maintain a real sense of identity, community and purpose. Home to galleries, museums, universities, resorts, and much more, the Pocono Mountains has something to offer everyone.
Monroe County is served by four public school districts, each with its own elected school board. Several private schools also are available. Institutions of higher education are located both in Monroe County and in the nearby Lehigh Valley and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre areas.
From luxurious resorts to family-oriented attractions, Monroe County offers something for everyone. A popular four-seasons vacation destination nestled in the Northeastern corner of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains, Monroe County is dotted with sparkling lakes and streams and surrounded by gentle mountains. It’s a haven for outdoor enthusiasts at any time of year as well as families and individuals looking for a tranquil retreat from hectic city life.
Residents of the Pocono Mountains area believe that a strong cultural atmosphere is vital to the quality of life in their community. Through a variety of offerings in Monroe County and surrounding areas, residents and visitors can enjoy and participate in an active and growing arts and cultural environment.