Welcome to South Franklin Township

South Franklin Township is located in southern Washington County, Pennsylvania approximately 25 miles southwest of Pittsburgh.  The Township is home to over 3,310 (Census 2010) residents and is 21.1 square miles in area.  The predominance of development in the Township is residential in nature with nearly 50% of all land use classified as agricultural in character.

South Franklin Township is part of the McGuffey School District.  Residents are provided with a variety of municipal services including fire, planning, code enforcement, and recreation.  Township taxes are low and have not increased in ten years. The majority of the community’s population lives within close proximity to major transportation corridors (I-70, Route 18) that provide convenient access to the Pittsburgh metropolitan area in 30 minutes. The Township takes great pride in its heritage and character, and is dedicated to the continued delivery of quality services and the enhancement of the community’s overall quality of life. Thanks for visiting our website.  Better yet, we hope you visit us in person.  We look forward to meeting you

Upcoming Events

  1. Nightmare at the Park 2019

    Nightmare at the Park 2019

    October 11 @ 7:00 pm - October 19 @ 10:00 pm
  2. Trunk or Treat 2019

    Trunk or Treat 2019

    October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  3. South Franklin VFD Women's Auxiliary "Ladies Night Out"

Recent News

Read about what’s been going on in and around South Franklin Township.

  • Alamae Lakes Road Update

Alamae Lakes Road Update

August 5th, 2019|Comments Off on Alamae Lakes Road Update

Plum Construction will begin road repair on Tuesday, [...]

  • Alamae Lakes Update 7/18/2019

Alamae Lakes Update 7/18/2019

July 18th, 2019|Comments Off on Alamae Lakes Update 7/18/2019

The Township has reached a verbal agreement with [...]

2019 Tar & Chip Schedule

July 5th, 2019|Comments Off on 2019 Tar & Chip Schedule

The Township will be doing road work on [...]

Community Building/Pavilion Rental

Use the links below for Community Building, Lower Pavilion and Upper Pavilion Rentals

Additional Documents

Additional Links


The mission of Greater Washington County Food Bank is to provide food as well as nutritional health and wellness education to those residents of Washington County who are food insecure. Check out the application for the Greater Washington County Food Bank.

Food Bank Application