This study aimed to assess the nature of stress, and coping styles among rural and urban adolescents. Methods: 200 students in 10+2 and graduation first year of both genders in the age range of 16-19 years were assessed with the Adolescent Stress Scale, and a self-report coping scale. Results: The Result of present study reveals that in both environmental settings male reported more stress than their counterparts girls, however, to utilize coping strategies female adolescents are in higher in number than male adolescents. Conclusions: It is important for research to examine how adolescents suffering from typical stressors such as school examination, family conflict and poor peer relations. Social support is likely one of the most important resources in their coping process.