Mifflin County is situated in Central Pennsylvania, about midway between State College and Harrisburg. Its convenient location allows businesses to service customers throughout the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and other Mid-Atlantic States. U.S. Route 322 bisects the County to reach points North and South, allowing connectivity to the East and West, connecting to Interstate Routes 80, 81, and 99. Lewistown, the County Seat, is within two to three hours of Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, State College, and Baltimore.
The economy of Mifflin County is based on manufacturing and a high-technology; the workforce is diversified, loyal, and dedicated. Chemical production, paper goods, medical equipment companies, food manufacturers, plastic manufacturers, and steel are thriving industrial sectors. Schools and medical facilities regularly rank in the top tier of lists and standards and the Pennsylvania State University is a short 25 miles from the center of Lewistown. Bucknell University, Susquehanna University, and Juniata College are within 45 minutes.