There are 9 US Post Offices in Potter County serving a total of 17,020 residents equating to 1,891 residents per post office. It's estimated that approximately 27,166 packages are handled across the 9 county post offices annually. Potter County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 17,457, making it the fifth-least populous county in Pennsylvania. Its county seat is Coudersport. The county was created in 1804 and later organized in 1836. It is 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. Potter County is located in the Allegheny Plateau region."