Scheduled Public Meeting Dates: 3:15 p.m. the first Thursday in February, March, April and December; at 4:15 p.m. the first Thursday in May, June, July, AUgust, Spetember, October and November; 3:15 p.m. the first Monday in January. All meetings are held at the Township Building.
Board Meeting Minutes: Please contact the township office for a copy of their meeting notes.
Permits and Ordiances: Please contact the township office at 724-627-9844.
More about Morris Township:
Children living in Morris Township
Aleppo Elementary (724-428-5266) / Business Office (724-499-5183)
Greene County Career & Technology Center (724-627-3106)
Voting Precinct for Morris Township residents: is located in the Morris Township Community Center on Brown's Creek Road, Nineveh, PA 15353. For more information, contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.
Morris Township Geography: according to the United States Census Bureau, has a total area of 92.8 km˛ (35.8 mi˛), 92.7 km˛ (35.8 mi˛) of it is land and 0.1 km˛ (0.04 mi˛) of it (0.06%) is water.
Morris Township Coordinance: Latitude 39°58'22´N and Longitude 80°18'17´W
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 Morris Township of Greene County, Pennsylvania.
Comprehensive Plan: for information on the township comprehensive plans, contact the township office at 724-627-9844.
Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
Notable Mentioned within Morris Township:
Enlow Fork Mine: located in the northwestern Greene County in Morris Township, though most of the mine is in Washington County. Coal is mined from the Pittsburgh Seam using two longwall systems and six continuous mining machines. Coal is transported to the surface by conveyor belts and is processed in the Bailey Central Preparation Plant that can fully wash coal. Enlow Fork is one of the largest underground coal mines in the United States and, in 2005, produced 9.8 million tons of coal.
Parks and Recreation: Morris Township Community Center, Nineveh, PA (1.8 acres) with basketball court, pavilion, baseball field, playground and community center with kitchen, also an upgraded workout area on lower-level (membership available).
Organizations & landmarks:
Churches: Greene Hill United Methodist Church (Nineveh), Wind Ridge Christian Church
Cemeteries: Brooks Burial Ground, Beulah Cemetery, Huffman Farm Cemetery, Rickey Grave Yard, Simpson Grave Yard, Swarts (old) Grave Yard, West Union Cemetery
Streams and creeks: Fonner Run, Dille Run, Patterson Creek, Browns Creek
unnamed tributary to Owens Run, Enlow Fork Watershed; the drainage area is unknown, but the water use is protected and classified by PADEP as exceptional value with warm water fishery (EVWWF).
Browns Creek and its tributaries; with 45.7 square miles of drainage area and classified by PADEP as high quality warm water fishery (HQWWF).
Enlow Fork Wheeling Creek Watershed and its tributaries; with 73.1 square miles of drainage area, and classified by PADEP as trout stocked fishery (TSF). is a 3rd order stream that has a drainage area of 73.1 square miles. The stream begins in Morris Township, Greene County and drains west into WV, serving as the north western border between Washington and Greene Counties, and eventually emptying into the Ohio River.
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. Morris Township is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,040 at the 2000 census.
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.dep.pa.gov)
USEPA FIPS Code for Pennsylvania = 42, Greene County = 059 (42059).
Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 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.
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.