WEBSITE HOSTING AVAILABLE for COUNTY MUNICIPALITIES: In January 2008, the Greene County Commissioners began offering Municipal Website Hosting, to encourage our townships and boroughs to compile information about their own municipality that would benefit the residents of that municipality.
We're proud to announce that Perry Township has been the first to take advantage of our county website hosting service.
Craig Miller, Chief 724-966-8296 100 Municipal Rd Carmichaels, PA 15320
MORE ABOUT CUMBERLAND TOWNSHIP:
Cumberland Township was formed in 1796 and incorporated in 1781. When Greene County was formed in 1796, it included Cumberland, Franklin, Greene, Morgan, Richhill, and a small portion of Finley. Cumberland Township is in Congressional District 12, 46th Senatorial District and 50th Legislative District of Pennsylvania.
Children living within Cumberland Township attend schools within the Carmichaels School District (Carmichaels Elementary and High School). Voting Precincts: Cumberland Township has four places for voting, dependent upon place of residence, as follows:
Cumberland 1 Precinct: Carmichaels VFD, 500 W. George Street, Carmichaels, PA 15320 (VFD Phone: 724-966-5700)
Cumberland 2 Precinct: Crucible VFD, 117 E. 1st Street, Crucible, PA 15325 (VFD Phone: 724-592-5359)
Cumberland 4 Precinct: St. Hugh's Catholic Church, 408 Route 88, Carmichaels PA 15320 (Church Phone: 724-966-7270)
For more information, contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304. Cumberland Township Coordinance & Topography: Latitude: xxx, Longitude: -xxx. The total number of acreage in Cumberland Township is 24,888.4. The dominant topography in the southeastern region in Greene County is very hilly with narrow hilltops and steep-sloped, narrow valleys; however Cumberland Township has one of the least amount of steep slopes; and is underlain with sandstone, shale, red beds, and limestones. Cumberland Township watershed falls within the Ohio River watershed, with the sub-watersheds from Muddy Creek, Southfork Ten Mile Creek, Pumpkin Run, and the Monongahela River.
Floodplains can be found along Muddy Creek and its tributaries in Cumberland Township. The Geography of Cumberland Township according to the United States Census Bureau, has a total area of 100.8 km² (38.9 mi²), of it is land and 1.8 km² (0.7 mi²) of it (1.77%) 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 Cumberland Township of Greene County, Pennsylvania. Comprehensive Plan with Township Demographics: Almost two years after beginning the process, eight municipalities in southeastern Greene County held a final public meeting Monday, October 27, 2008 on a draft of their multi-municipal comprehensive plan. Municipalities participating in the effort included Carmichaels and Greensboro Boroughs and Cumberland, Dunkard, Greene, Monongahela, Perry and Wayne Townships.
The November 3, 2008 the final draft plan was ready for the 45-day comment period (to end on December 19, 2008); click here to view the Southeastern Greene County Cooperative Communities Comprehensive Plan. For more information, read the News Articles. Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
NOTABLE MENTIONED WITHIN CUMBERLAND TOWNSHIP:
Historical Properties: William Crawford House (on National Register Listed Properties since 1992) located off Brown's Ferry Road and Stevenson's Lane.
Parks and Recreation Facilities:
Carmichaels Lions Club Park (Carmichaels) (1.94 acres) has 5 ball fields (2 lighted), dug outs, bleachers, pavilion, portable stage, concession stand, restroom, skateboard ramp;
Crucible Playground (Crucible) (0.5 acres) has a basketball court, horse shoe pit, ball field, playground equipment, paved play area;
Laurel Point Falls Park (6.3 acres) -- a trail, gorge with a waterfall, Muddy Creek with fresh water clams, park sign, small limestone parking area;
Nemacolin Park (Nemacolin) (8.8 acres) -- a ball field, 2 basketball courts, volleyball court, tennis court, playground, pavilion, dug outs;
Rices Landing Athletic Club (Rices Landing)
Wana B Park on Ceylon Road in Carmichaels (5.15 acres) (home of the southeastern Greene swimming pool and day camp; playground, pavilions, and picnic areas), a walking trail, 2 basketball courts, 3 ball fields, soccer field, 2 playgrounds, multi-purpose field with soccer goals, sand volleyball court, 2 tennis courts, 3 pavilions, concession stand, picnic tables, restrooms;
Flenniken Memorial Library (www.flenniken.org), 102 East George Street, Carmichaels, PA 15320
Phone: 724-966-5263 / Fax: 724-966- 9511 (located within Carmichaels Borough).
Organizations & Recreation:
American Legion Cumberland Post No 400 (www.legion.org - 205 E George Street);
Carmichaels Skyview Drive-In (click here for 2012 news article)
Carmichaels Public Golf Course (471 Harts Road) -- an 18-hole course located along PA Route 88 in Cumberland Township. It is a semi-level course with gentle rolling hills with a bar and snack bar in its clubhouse. It also hosts golf outings;
Carmichaels Grange No 1389 (724-966-2727)
Carmichaels/Cumberland Twp. VFC (724-966-5700);
Jessop Boat Club (privately owned)
Churches: Churches in Cumberland Township: First Baptist Church of Carmichaels, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Rices Landing Church of Christ, Paisley Church of Christ, Greene Valley Church of God, First Christian Church of Carmichaels, St. Paul's Lutheran, First United Methodist Church of Carmichaels, Fairdale Free Methodist Church, Ministerium, Carmichaels Area-Greene Valley Presbyterian Church, New Providence Church, St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Our Lady of Consolation, Nemacolin, and others.
Cemeteries: Anderson Cemetery, Anderson Burial Ground "B" Cemetery, Armstrong Cemetery, Baptist Church (old) Cemetery, Blaker Graveyard, Colored Graveyard, Craft Cemetery, Emory Cemetery, Glades Cemetery, Goslin Cemetery, William Farm Burial Ground, Greene Academy Old Burial Ground, Gwyn Cemetery, Horner Cemetery, Hughes Cemetery, Inghram Cemetery, Laurel Point Cemetery, Mundell Cemetery & Heart Burial Ground, Murdock Cemetery, O'Neel Cemetery, Pollock Cemetery, Reeves Cemetery, Rich Cemetery, Seaton Cemetery, Sheppards Church Cemetery, Smith Family Burial Ground, St. George Cemetery, St. Mary's Cemetery, Swan Burial Ground
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Coal Run, Muddy Creek, Neel Run, Pegs Run.
PENNSYLVANIA LOCAL GOVERNMENT:
(Information Source: wikipedia.org (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. Cumberland Township is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 6,564 at the 2000 census.
USEPA FIPS Code for Pennsylvania = 42, Greene County = 059 (42059).
Federal Information Processing Standards Codes for states, counties, and named populated places; are a standardized set of numeric or alphabetic codes issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to ensure uniform identification of geographic entities through all federal government agencies. The entities covered include: states and statistically equivalent entities, counties and statistically equivalent entities, named populated and related location entities (such as, places and county subdivisions), and American Indian and Alaska Native areas.
Watersheds: Ohio Basin, Monongahela Subbasin (Source: www.dep.state.pa.us). A watershed is an area of land that drains into a lake or river. As rainwater and melting snow run downhill, they carry sediment and other materials into our streams, lakes, wetlands and groundwater (Source www.ctic.purdue.edu)
To search for cemeteries, villages and other features within Greene County, visit the USGS Geographical Names Information System (GNIS) to determine what 7.5' topographic map(s) depict specific geographic features.