Center Township - Greene County Municipality, Greene County Government, Pennsylvania


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Center Township
Municipality within Greene County, Pennsylvania

Public Request Contacts: Edward "Butch" Deter, Supervisor
or N. Dawn Horr, Secretary

Center Township Supervisors Building
100 Municipal Drive, PO Box 435, Rogersville, PA 15359
Phone: 724-499-5487 / Fax: 724-499-5701

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 18th Congressional District, the 46th Senatorial District, and the 50th Legislative District of Pennsylvania.

Center Township Officials: (Updated 2/14/2018, per Dawn Horr, Township Secretary)
Harry D. Gillispie
Edward "Butch" Deter
Paul Cook
Kayla Patton
105 Yukon Hill Road, Graysville, PA 15337
Phone: 724-428-4636
P.O. Box 435, Rogersville, PA 15359
Phone: 724-499-5487
SOLICITOR: Dennis M. Makel
98 E. Maiden Street, Washington, PA 15301
Phone: 724-222-7639
Art Morris
Michele King
Michael Katchmark
EMA COORDINATOR: Charles Jones (Phone: 724-499-5385)
Timothy Neil (Phone: 724-880-0914) | alternate SEO: Bryan Sokol (Phone: 724-833-4376)
ENGINEER: Harshman CE Group CONSTABLE: Loretta Cook
Scheduled Meeting Dates: 7:00 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Township Municipal Office in Rogersville.
Board Meeting Minutes: Please contact the township office for a copy of meeting notes if not listed below:

Permits and Ordiances: Please contact the township office at 724-499-5487.

More about Center Township:
  • Children living in Center Township attend schools in the West Greene School District, which include:
    • West Greene High School (724-499-5191)
    • West Greene Middle School (724-499-5051)
    • Superintendent's Office (724-499-5183)
    • Business Office (724-499-5183)

  • Voting Precinct: Center Township VFD, 3374 W. Roy Furman Highway, Rogersville, PA 15359. For more information, contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.

  • Center Township Coordinance: Latitude 39º52'16"N, Longitude 80º17'35"W. The Geography of Center Township according to the United States Census Bureau, has a total area of 126.0 km˛ (48.7 mi˛). 126.0 km˛ (48.6 mi˛) of it is land and 0.02% is water.

  • Deed Transfers: A deed is the document that transfers ownership of real estate. It contains the names of the old and new owners and a legal description of the property, and is signed by the person transferring the property. Property Deeds for Greene County are recorded in our Office of Register and Recorder, located in the Greene County Courthouse, Room 100, 10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-852-5283). For more information, go to: Recorder of Deeds. Click here for deed transfers recorded within Center Township of Greene County, Pennsylvania.

  • Comprehensive Plan: For questions about the comprehensive plan, contact the township office. Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
Notable Mentioned within Center Township:
  1. Fire Departments: Center Township VFC, Rogersville — To report a fire, 911 / for business calls only 724-499-4249.

  2. Funeral Home: Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home — 3275 W. Roy Furman Highway, Rogersville, PA (Phone: 724-499-5181)

  3. Parks & Recreation:
    • Center Township Community Park — located in Rogersville (9.8 acres) has 3 baseball fields, a soccer practice field, batting cage, bleachers, playground, horseshoe pit, restrooms, and 2 pavilions. For pavilion rental, please contact the Center Township Office at 724-499-5487. Park closes at dark.

  4. Historical sites: Mail Pouch Barns (Rogersville & Holbrook); Covered Bridges (3): Scott CB#60; Shriver CB#85; & Woods CB#42

  5. Churches: Rogersville United Methodist Church, Throckmorton United Methodist Church, Rogersville Christian Church, Holbrook Christian Church, Maranatha Baptist Church (Holbrook), Bethel Community Church (Pinebank), Claylick Church, Willow Grove Church

  6. Cemeteries: Rosemont Cemetery (in Rogersville); Adams Cemetery, Adamson Cemetery, Boler Cemetery, Claylick Cemetery, Crouse Cemetery, Eaton Cemetery, Fordyce Cemetery, Hopewell Cemetery, Orndoff Cemetery, Orndoff Burial Grounds, Roberts Cemetery, Rogersville (old) Cemetery, Roseberry (old & A&B) Cemetery, Scott Cemetery, South Ten Mile Cemetery, Stall Cemetery, Taylor Cemetery, Thomas Cemetery, Wood Cemetery

  7. Streams and Creeks: Browns Creek (and its tributaries), Claylick Run, Clear Run, Garner Run, Hargus Creek, House Run, Jacobs Run, Lightner Run, Maple Run, Maranda Run, McCourtney Run, Miller Creek, Pursley Creek, Rush Run, South Fork Ten Mile Creek, Scott Run, Stewart Run.

  8. Hunting and Gamelands, go to: Southwest Pennsylvania Game Commission
Pennsylvania Local Government:
(Information Source: (Wikipedia, the Free Online Encyclopedia))
Local Government in Pennsylvania is a mosaic of 5,334 individual units. All were established by the State or provincial government and operate under laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each unit is distinct and independent of other local units, although they may overlap geographically and may act together to serve the public. Center Township is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,393 at the 2000 census.

Informative Links: (8/11/2016)

For general information, please contact the Information Services
at 724-852-5399 / Toll Free: 1-888-852-5399
Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370


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