Perry Township, Snyder County, Pennsylvania

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Perry Township is a township in Snyder County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the township population was 1,973.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.1 square miles (67.7 kmĀ²), all of it land.

Perry Township is bordered by Franklin Township to the north, Washington Township to the northeast, Chapman Township to the southeast, Juniata County to the south and West Perry Township to the west.

The census-designated place of Mount Pleasant Mills lies within the borders of Perry Township.

Government

The polling place for Perry Township is the Fremont Fire Hall.

Perry Township is in the 82nd Legislative District for the Pennsylvania General Assembly held by C. Adam Harris whose office is located on Main St., Middleburg. Pennsylvania Senate District 27 is held by Senator John Gordner. Perry Township is in the United States House of Representatives 10th District held by Rep. Chris Carney. Pennsylvania is represented in the United States Senate by Senator Bob Casey, Jr. and Senator Arlen Specter.

Perry Township is served by a Board of Supervisors. They are: Elmer N. Brosius, Chairman and Roadmaster 740 Troup Valley Road Mt. Pleasant Mills, Pa 17853 570-539-4784

Brian L. Hoffman, Vice Chairman 291 Frymoyer Road Mt. Pleasant Mills, Pa 17853 570-539-4784

Scott A. Wendt 1576 Potato Valley Road Mt. Pleasant Mills, Pa 17853 570-539-4784

Schools

Midd-West School District is the area's public school system.

History

Perry Township was settled in 1752 and incorporated as a township in 1816 from Mahantango Township a former township in what is now Northumberland County on the other side of the Susquehanna River.

Demographics

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