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Whiteley Township
Municipality within Greene County, Pennsylvania


Public Request Contacts: Boyt Blair, Chairman, Board of Supervisors
and Gretchen Henderson , Secretary


Whiteley Township Municipal Building
1426 Kirby Road, Waynesburg, Pennsylvania 15370
Phone: 724-627-8935 / Fax: 724-627-8934
Email: whiteleytwp@windstream.net
Monday—Friday

To Report a Fire — dial 911

Whiteley and Dunkard Townships, were formed in December 1794 (division of Greene Township) and Whiteley was incorporated in 1798. The bounds beginning at the head of Smith’s Run on the state line, down said run to the mouth, across Dunkard Creek to the mouth of Glade Run, up the said run to the head, along the ridge dividing Meadow run from Watkins Run, straight to the mouth of Montgomery Run on the north side of Whiteley Creek, thence up the said run to the head till it strikes the present township line, the upper or western district, to be called Whiteley Township. Whiteley Township is in 18th Congressional District, the 46th Senatorial District, and the 50th Legislative District of Pennsylvania.


Whitley Township Officials: (Updated 1/24/2013)
SUPERVISORS:
Boyt B. Blair, Chairman
Mark E. Lemley, Vice Chairman
Jeff Raddish
TAX COLLECTOR:
Linda Van Druff
881 Mt. Morris Rd, Waynesburg, PA 15370
724-324-5533
SECRETARY:
Gretchen Henderson — 724-627-8935
SOLICITOR:
J. William Hook
189 West High St, Waynesburg, PA 15370
724-627-6146
AUDITORS:
Patricia Walko, Doug Stiles, Gene Lee
EMA COORDINATOR:
Rick Owens — 724-627-9317
SEWAGE OFFICER:
Timothy Neil — 724-966-9295
CONSTABLE:  
ENGINEER:
K-2 Engineering
Uniontown, PA 15401
724-322-2166
APPOINTED TAX COLLECTOR:
Keystone Collections Group
546 Wendel Rd, Irwin, PA 15462
724-978-0300 / Fax: 724-978-0339
ZONING & CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICER:
Steve Coss — 724-852-2168
ZONING, HEARING BOARD MEMBERS:
Steve Johnson
Beverly Woods
Joseph Walko
William Watt, Alternate
Linda Chambers, Solicitor
Gretchen Henderson, Secretary
Scheduled Meeting Dates: 2nd Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. — at the Township Building

The Whitley Township municipal buildings consist of an office building, an equipment building, and an old schoolhouse that is used for storage.
Board Meeting Minutes: Please contact the township office about their meeting notes.
Permits and Ordiances: Please contact the township office at 724-627-8935.

More about Whiteley Township:
  • Children living in Whiteley Township: attend schools within the Central Greene School District, which include:
    • Margaret Bell Miller Middle School (724-852-2722)
    • Perry Elementary (724-324-2687)
    • Greene County Career & Technology Center (724-627-3106)
    • Waynesburg Central Elementary (724-627-3081)
    • Waynesburg Central High (724-852-1050)
    • Central Greene School District Administration Offices (724-627-8151) (Fax: 724-627-9591)

  • Voting Precinct for Whiteley Township residents: in the Whiteley Township Municipal Building (old Kirby School) located at 1426 Kirby Road, Waynesburg, PA 15370 For more information, contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.

  • Whiteley Township Coordinance and Geography: Latitude 39º50'00"N, Longitude 80º06'59"W, & Elevation 901 ft. Watershed used by Whiteley Township is the Ohio Basin, Monongahela Subbasin (Watershed Source: www.dep.state.pa.us). The geography of Whiteley Township according to the United States Census Bureau, has a total area of 81km˛ (or 31.3mi˛) all land.

  • Whiteley Township Climate: The average temperature for Whiteley Township (Greene County) is 50.2 degrees Fahrenheit (ºF) with a maximum mean monthly temperature of 71.1ºF in July and a mean monthly low of 28.ºF in January. Precipitation averages just under 40 inches per year and is fairly evenly distributed throughout the year. May is the wettest month with an average of 4.2 inches per year and February is the driest month with 2.5 inches per year. For the years between 1971 and 2000, the average annual snowfall is 29.9 inches, with almost all of it coming between December and March (USDA, 2002). February 2003 brought a major snowstorm to the Greene County area, followed by less snowfall for the next few years. Until February 5, 2010, when all of Greene County were strapped for days due to heavy snowfalls, schools were closed for days, many area residents were without electrical power for several days, relying on other sources for heat and lighting, the entire month of February set records for snowfall and record low temperatures.

  • 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 Whiteley Township of Greene County, Pennsylvania.

  • Comprehensive Plan: For information on Whiteley Township's Comprehensive Plan, please contact the township office at 724-627-8935. Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.
Notable Mentioned within Whiteley Township:
  1. Parks & Recreation: Girl Scout Camp; Haines Family-Owned Campground

  2. Historical sites, listed on the National Register of Historic Places:
    • Hamilton-Ely Farmstead, also known as the Evelyn Minor House, is a historic home located at 1055 Sugar Run Road. The house is a two-story, five-bay dwelling with a gable roof and was built about 18355. It has a blend of Federal, Greek Revival, and Colonial Revival-style details. The front facade features a two-story porch with Tuscan order columns. Also on the property are a contributing barn (c. 1930), spring house (c. 1803), wash house (c. 1870), and drive-through corn crib (1872-1874). It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
    • George West Gordon Farm is a historic home and farm located at 333 Mary Hoge Road (3 miles SW of Gordon Hill) in Whiteley Township, Greene County, PA. The farmhouse was built in 1879, and is a two-story, five bay brick dwelling in the Italianate style. It features a one-story, three-bay porch which was added about 1920. Also on the property are a number of contributing farm out buildings. The area consists of 252 acres. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.
  3. Churches: Claughton Chapel, Fairall, Pin Oak Church, Valley Chapel

  4. Cemeteries: Bradford Cemetery, Claughton Chapel Cemetery, Claughton Chapel (old) Cemetery; Ealy, Ida Farm (Private) Cemetery; Elms Cemetery, Fairall Cemetery, Fairview/Kiger Cemetery, Fuller Burial Ground, Haines Cemetery, Hamilton Cemetery, Harris Cemetery, Hickman Cemetery, Kiger Cemetery, Kirby Cemetery, Kirby Ironside Baptist Church Cemetery, Morris Cemetery; Morris, A.J. Cemetery, Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, Mason Cemetery, Moredock Burial Ground, Murdock Cemetery, Patterson Cemetery, Shriver Cemetery, Stevens Cemetery, Strosnider Cemetery, White Cemetery, Whiteley Chapel Cemetery, Zimmerman Cemetery

  5. Streams and creeks: Dyers Fork, Dutch Run, Mount Phoebe Run, Patterson 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. Whiteley Township is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States; its population was 7,694 at the 2000 census.

Informative Links:

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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