Luzerne County is a county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The county has a total area of 906 square miles (2,350 km 2 ) of which 890 square miles (2,300 km 2 ) is land and 16 square miles (41 km 2 ) is water, according to the U.S. Census Bureau .
Luzerne County Courthouse 200 N River Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18711 Phone: 570-825-1500 County Directory
As part of the compromise that ended the Second Yankee-Pennamite War, Pennsylvania separated a significant new county from what had been Northumberland County (which had included the Wyoming Valley). On September 23, 1786, the Pennsylvania General Assembly created Luzerne County, naming it in honor of Chevalier de la Luzerne, the French minister to the United States during the latter stages of the war.
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Luzerne, county, east-central Pennsylvania, U.S., bounded by the Lehigh River to the southeast. It mainly consists of ridge-and-valley topography drained by the Susquehanna River, which bisects the county northeast-southwest. Some other waterways are Harveys and Crystal lakes and Huntsville and Pikes Creek reservoirs.