Tobyhanna Army Depot, PA Housing and Relocation Information

    Housing Information
    Basic Allowance For Housing (BAH) gives active service members two options for housing; living on post or finding a home off-post within the community.

    • Once you have orders to move, contact the Housing Officer (570) 615-7970.

    Tobyhanna Army Depot On Post Housing

    • Unaccompanied Housing is available for single Soldiers with a pay grade of E5 or below. Contact the Housing Officer listed above for more information.

    • Tobyhanna Army Depot on-post housing is not privatized, but government owned and operated by Family Housing (570) 615-7970. There are only 42, 3-4 bedroom units, each with an attached garage. Due to the limited amount of available houses, there may be a waiting list and other accomodations like temporary lodging or off-post housing may be required. 

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    Surrounding Areas
    Tobyhanna, a small town of 6,100, is directly south of the depot in the northeastern part of the state. The town and the depot are surrounded on nearly all sides by the Tobyhanna State Park and state game lands. Towns nearby also offer off-post housing. They include Stroudsburg, Gouldsboro, Mt Pocono, Cresco, Pocono Summit, and Swiftwater. Scranton is less than a half hour north of Tobyhanna, with a population of 76,000 it's Pennsylvania's sixth largest city. New York City is just a 2 hour drive east of the depot and is the closest major city. Other nearby cities are Moscow, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Tobyhanna, Canadensis, Coveville, La Anna, Angels, South Sterling, Daleville, and Yostville.

    About the Installation
    Tobyhanna Army Depot is used for the upgrade and integration of systems that include control, computer, communications, intelligence, and surveillance and reconnaissance for all branches of the Armed Forces. The depot is the largest employer in northeastern Pennsylvania and is often referred to as the 'Center of Industrial and Technical Excellence for C4ISR and Electronics, Avionics, and Missile Guidance and Control'. Tobyhanna Army Depot is located near Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania.