Mayor Gabriel Campana
"Williamsport, a proud past,
a promising future."
City of Williamsport
Williamsport, Pennsylvania (also known as Billtown) is a city on the move. It is alive with great attractions, artists, Victorian architecture, a vibrant downtown and it is the only city located in the Pennsylvania Wilds.
As the largest city in Lycoming County and North Central Pennsylvania, Williamsport hosts a burgeoning arts community. Grand entertainment can be found at the majestic Community Arts Center, live theater productions at the Community Theater League and Hollywood's latest films at the Cinema Center. The city also houses the Williamsport Symphony Orchestra and Civic Ballet.
Williamsport is best known for its claim to fame as the birthplace of Little League Baseball and plays host every year to the Little League World Series. Carl Stotz pioneered the sport in 1939. With over 200,000 teams in more than 80 countries around the world, Little League baseball is the world's largest youth sports program. Each August, thousands of visitors travel to the area from around the globe to play in the championship tournament.
Williamsport is a great place to live, dine, shop and visit. Money magazine polls consistently rank Williamsport among the top 300 places to live in the United States.