COUNTY GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE AND ECONOMICAL EVOLUTION Greene County County's fall foliage has always been a major attraction, with the foliage at its peak in mid-October. Greene County Historical Facts date back to 1796. We hope you enjoy our history compilations for various aspects of our county.
COUNTY GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE Click here for county infrastructure chart.
Greene County being located in the southwestern most corner of Pennsylvania, is considered the cornerstone of the keystone state. Greene County is 89.2 percent rural; with a population of about 41,000 residents; and a land area of 579 square miles. Waynesburg, the countyseat for Greene County is located off I-79 (interstate 79), exit 14, about 60 miles south of Pittsburgh.
Three County Commissioners constitute the chief governing body of the county. Statutory authority of the commissioners is primarily of an administrative nature with legislative or policy-making powers. The county commissioners are vested with selective policy-making authority to provide certain local services and facilities on a county-wide basis. Administrative powers and duties of county commissioners encompass registration and elections, assessment of persons and property, human services, veterans' affairs, appointment of county personnel, fiscal management and website content.
Through the organizational structure of Greene County the Commissioners approve the employment of the county staff. Daily operations of county government are administrated via five primary departments: Finance & Administration, Law & Order, Human Services, Economic Development, and Recreation. Each of these departments manages a number of other departments which provide direct services to the residents of Greene County.
Greene County is made up of 26 municipalities (20 Townships and 6 Boroughs). The largest municipality being Franklin Township with a population of 7,694 (2004 U.S. Consensus stat). The governing body of Greene County Townships is composed of three supervisors who are elected at-large. Two additional supervisors may be elected if approved by referendum. All are elected at-large for six-year terms. The Boroughs are governed by elected members of council. Residents and businesses have the safety and welfare of having a full time police force consisting of a chief, lieutenant and patrolmen.
COUNTY ROW OFFICES, ELECTED OFFICIALS, & DEPARTMENTS:updated Dec 2012
PENNSYLVANIA STATE REPRESENTATIVES: | Click here for the State and local representatives brochure | click here for Redistricting information.
*January 25, 2012 Pennsylvania Supreme Court has remanded the General Assembly redistricting plan to the Legislative Reapportionment Commission ( order | dissent )
Pennsylvania Governor:Tom Corbett (R), Governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. (46th Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ... inaugurated on January 18, 2011) 717-787-2500.
Attorney General:Kathleen Kane (1/15/2013) Phone: 717-787-3391 / Fax: 717-787-5211
Citizen Advocate: 1-800-684-6560
Senator Robert P. Casey (D), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Office (Regional Enterprize Tower, 425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 2490, Pittsburgh, PA 15319)
Phone: 412-803-7370 / Fax: 412-803-7379 / Website: www.casey.senate.gov
Senator Pat Toomey (R), Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh Office (Regional Enterprize Tower, 425 Sixth Avenue, Suite 1450, Pittsburgh, PA 15219)
Phone: 412-644-3400 / Fax: 412-644-4871 / Website:
U.S. Representatives to Congress for 9th & 18th Districts:
Congressman Bill Shuster (R), representing the 9th District of Pennsylvania, which includes Bedford County, Blair County, Fayette County, Franklin County, Fulton County, Indiana County, and parts of Greene County, Cambria County, Huntingdon County & Somerset County (click here to view the 9th district map). The main district office is located in Hollidaysburg (Phone 814-696-6318 or 1-800-854-3035 toll free)
Congressman Tim Murphy (D), representing the 18th District of Pennsylvania, which includes the southwestern portion of the state of Pennsylvania. The main district office is located at 504 Washington Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15228 (Phone: 412-344-5583 / Fax: 412-429-5092). Click here for other office locations and contact numbers.
State Senator:Tim Solobay (D), 46th District, which includes nearly all of Greene County and parts of Allegheny, Washington, & Westmoreland Counties. Click here to view district map.
Canonsburg District Office: Canonsburg Borough Building, 68 E. Pike Street, Room 205, Canonsburg, PA 15317 (Phone 724-746-3762 / Fax 724-746-3509); Office hours 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Washington Satellite Office: George Washington Hotel, 60 S. Main Street, Suite 207, Washington, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-223-2114 / Fax: 724-223-2117); Office hours: 9:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
Waynesburg Satellite Office: Greene County Office Building, Room 308, 93 E. High Street, Room 308, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-627-9802); Office hours: Wednesday's from 9:00 a.m. 4:30 p.m. Other hours will be available by appointment.