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. Trunk or Treat

    Trunk or Treat

    October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  2. Haunted House

    Haunted House

    October 17 @ 7:00 pm - October 18 @ 10:00 pm
  3. Light Up Night

    Light Up Night

    December 6 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Recent News

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

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Power Service Interruption

May 15th, 2020|Comments Off on Power Service Interruption

MESSAGE FROM FIRSTENERGY: On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, there will [...]

Local Tax Discount Rate

April 30th, 2020|Comments Off on Local Tax Discount Rate

The Board of Supervisors has made the decision [...]

Community Building/Pavilion Rental

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

Parks/Rental Information

Additional Documents

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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