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Potter County, Pennsylvania

Potter County Pennsylvania
US county information
NamePotter County
Largest cityCoudersport
US Area
Total Area1081 sq mi (2799.8 km2)
Land Area1081 sq mi (2799.8 km2)
Population17457 (2010)
Density6.2/km2 (16.1/sq mi)
FoundedMarch 26, 1804

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Potter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is in the Allegheny Plateau region. As of 2010, the population was 17,457. Its county seat is Coudersport. Potter County was named after James Potter, who was a general from Pennsylvania in the Continental Army during the American Revolution. Though it is named for him, James Potter never actually lived in Potter County and may have never even visited the area.

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