Gregg Township, Union County, Pennsylvania

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Gregg Township is a township in Union County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,687 at the 2000 census, of which 3,679 were federal inmates.



Gregg Township, named for U.S. House Representative Andrew Gregg, was founded in 1865, having been carved out of Brady Township, Lycoming County in 1861.

In the Township

The township shares Union County's rural character, with farms and woodlands dominating. Most of the unincarcerated population lives in the unincorporated hamlet of Allenwood. Just north of the hamlet on U.S. Route 15 is the Allenwood Federal Correctional Complex, with low, medium, and high security federal prisons. With about 4,000 inmates, [1] these facilities contain the great majority of the township's residents.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 15.1 square miles (39.2 km²), of which, 15.1 square miles (39.1 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.1 km²) of it (0.13%) is water.

Gregg Township is bordered by Lycoming County to the west and north, the West Branch Susquehanna River to the east, over which lies Northumberland County and White Deer Township to the south.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,687 people, 335 households, and 249 families residing in the township. The population density was 310.5 people per square mile (119.8/km²). There were 354 housing units at an average density of 23.5/sq mi (9.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 55.17% White, 36.61% African American, 0.30% Native American, 1.94% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 5.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 20.57% of the population.

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