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About Penn Township, Butler County

Penn Township is the home of the Butler County Airport, Butler Country Club, several public golf courses, the Penn Valley Athletic Club, Penn Glade Lions Park, and the Succop Conservancy. We boast several active organizations including, the General Federation of Women's Club, Penn Glade Lions Club, Penn Township Veteran's Association, Penn Township Volunteer Fire Company, Boy Scout Troop #53 and the Penn Township Baseball Association. The Township enjoys ready access to Pittsburgh via Route 8 and Interstate 279. There are many reasons people choose to live in the township. The spacious green areas and gently rolling hills have an attractive quality to those who want to raise their children in a safe and healthy environment.

Penn Township

Facts about Penn Township:

  • Named after William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania
  • Type of Political Subdivision - Second Class Township
  • Incorporation Date - March 29, 1854
  • Population - 5210 (2000 census)

  • Miles of Roads - 57 miles of paved Township Road.
  • Square Miles - Approximately 25 square miles.
  • Acreage - 15,388 acres of land comprise the township.
  • Polling Places- East of Rt 8-Municipal Building; West of Route 8 - Fire Department School District- South Butler County School District