Brady Township, Lycoming County, Pennsylvania

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Brady Township is a township in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. The population was 494 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Williamsport, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area.



Brady Township was formed from Washington Township on January 31, 1855. It was named for the Brady family, several of whom lived within its limits. Until 1861, Brady Township also included what is now Gregg Township, Union County.[3]

One of the most prominent early residents of Brady Township was Judge William Piatt. Piatt was born and raised in the area that is now Brady Township. His father, John Piatt, moved to the southern part of Lycoming County from New Jersey and established a tannery. William was born on January 29, 1795 and followed his father into the tannery business. He soon took an interest in the local political scene and was elected to the Pennsylvania General Assembly in 1830. He served as a legislator for three terms. Piatt became an associate judge in 1855. Piatt also served Lycoming County and Brady Township as a county auditor and as a president of both a turnpike and a bridge company.[3]


Brady Township borders Clinton Township to the east, the West Branch Susquehanna River on the southeast, Union County to the southwest, Washington Township to the west, and Armstrong Township to the northwest. As the crow flies, Lycoming County is about 130 miles (209 km) northwest of Philadelphia and 165 miles (266 km) east-northeast of Pittsburgh.[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 8.6 square miles (22.4 kmĀ²), all of it land. It is the location of the Lycoming County Landfill and the northern part of the Federal Correctional Institute, Allenwood.

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