Welcome to Mehoopany, Pennsylvania, home to Procter & Gamble’s largest manufacturing site in the United States. The Mehoopany plant produces Bounty Paper Towels, Bounty Napkins, Charmin Toilet Paper, and diapers under the Pampers and Luvs brand names.
Located in the endless mountains of Northeast Pennsylvania’s Wyoming County, the nearby communities offer breathtaking views and ample activities for any season. With the large plant size and numerous products produced, Mehoopany can offer both invaluable work experience and vast opportunities inside and outside of work.
Township in Pennsylvania
Mehoopany Township is a township in Wyoming County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 892 at the 2010 census.
The Mehoopany Plant and surrounding area provide an excellent place to both live and work. The plant offers a strong Young Professional’s Network (YPN) for new hires 0-5 years with the company. The 50+ member group holds trainings, networking events, and social activities as well as arranges sporting leagues and additional volunteer activities outside of work. The group is an excellent support structure and friend base for any young professional.
The Mehoopany plant also has a strong Affinity Group Network providing support to the various diversity groups that the plant employees make up. The diversity groups each hold trainings, provide networking opportunities, and have regular social activities.
The vast area surrounding Mehoopany also provides housing options to fit just about any lifestyle. There are countless small towns to choose from, houses available in rural settings with acreage if desired, lakefront property options, and larger towns providing access to numerous entertainment and dining options!
- Located in the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre-Hazelton, PA Metropolitan Statistical Area with a combined population of 563,936 in 2011
- Affordable cost of living for the area as it has a 97 rating, just under the US baseline of 100
- Located less than 150 miles from New York City and Philadelphia, both cities are reachable in a little over 2 hours for a weekend getaway
- Located 4-6 hours from the cities of Pittsburgh, Boston, Toronto, Washington D.C., and Baltimore
Pick a Place to Live
Located just 8 miles and under 15 minutes away from the plant, the borough of Tunkhannock is the closest town to the Mehoopany Plant. The quaint town has a population of just under 2,000 people and is located directly along the banks of the Susquehanna River. The Tunkhannock area is popular for new hires and those with families alike looking to be within close proximity to the plant and who have an enjoyment for the picturesque views the river and endless mountains of Pennsylvania provide.
Located 25 miles away from the plant with a commute time of just over 30 minutes, the borough of Clarks Summit is just 10 minutes from the more populous Scranton, PA area. Clarks Summit is the most popular housing destination for new hires due to its closer proximity to nightlife, shopping, & dining options in the area. There are many housing options available in the Clarks Summit area, including apartments, townhouses, or single-family houses that new hires or transferees can take advantage of.
Located 25 miles away from the plant with a commute time of just over 30 minutes, the borough of Dallas is just 10 minutes from the more populous Wilkes-Barre, PA area. Popular with families locating to the Mehoopany Plant, the Dallas borough offers exceptional schools and numerous options for dining and entertainment. The Dallas area also offers numerous housing options for rent or purchase for new hires or transferees to take advantage of.
Located 18 miles away from the plant with a commute time of around 25 minutes, the borough of Factoryville is located halfway between the Mehoopany Plant and the city of Scranton, PA near the campus of Keystone College. Its location is popular for those looking to balance commute time to work and proximity to the larger city of Scranton. Affordable housing can be found in the Factoryville area, however, limited dining and grocery shopping is available due to its small size.
Located 16 miles away from the plant with a commute time of around 20 minutes, Lake Winola is popular for those looking to live on the water. The 185-acre lake provides yearlong entertainment options with swimming, kayaking, and boating in the warmer months and ice fishing in the winter. Lake Winola is also located just 15 minutes from Clarks Summit and 25 minutes away from Scranton to enjoy the amenities those larger towns offer. Lake Harvey and Lake Carey are other nearby options for those looking to live the lake lifestyle.
Events and Attractions
Dietrich Movie Theater
The Pavilion at Montage Mountain
Montage Mountain Ski Resort & Water Park
Elk Mountain Ski Resort
Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino
F.M. Kirby Center
Mohegan Sun Arena
Steamtown National Historic Site
Shadowbrook Resort & Golf Course
Stone Hedge Golf Club
Ricketts Glen State Park
AHL Wilkes-Barre Penguins Hockey
Snow Skiing at Montage Mountain or Elk Mountain