Government & Organizations
Center Township was formed in 1820, incorporated from Franklin and Morris Townships, and organized in 1824. It was originally spelled Centre vs. Center Township, and is the largest in territory of any townships in the county. Center Township is situated in the western-central portion of the county and was almost exclusively devoted to agricultural pursuits. It is bounded on the north by Morris, on the east by Franklin, on the south by Wayne & Jackson Townships, and on the west by Jackson & Richhill Townships.
Center Township is in the 18th Congressional District, the 46th Senatorial District, and the 50th Legislative District of Pennsylvania.
Franklin Township is a township in Greene County, Pennsylvania that was formed in 1787. The population was 7,280 at the 2010 census. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 40.9 square miles.
Franklin Township is accessible directly from I-79 with Exit 14 and features restaurants, hotels, gas stations and shopping convenient for travelers through the area.
The District’s mission is the protection, stewardship, and conservation of Greene County’s natural resources and to ensure a wise balance between environmental protection and the needs and desires of county landowners. The District serves the public trust, promotes awareness of conservation practices, offers technical assistance to landowners and municipalities and offer a first-line assessment of environmental complaints.
District Board of Directors and staff work diligently and thoughtfully to promote and protect a diverse range of natural resources within the County. The core value of the District is that conservation works best when the people living and working in the area come together to collectively manage their natural resources. Partnerships created through this core value bring diversity to the conversation and decision-making process.
The 50th District:
Part of Fayette County consisting of the townships of Brownsville, Luzerne and Redstone and the boroughs of Brownsville and Masontown; All of Greene County and Part of Washington County consisting of the township of East Bethlehem and the borough of Centerville.
State Representative Pam Snyder was elected to her first term in office in November 2012.