Welcome to the Somerset Township, a rural farming and residential community located  in the heart of Southwestern Pennsylvania.
Established 1782 as the Township of Sumersett, the first settlers in Somerset Township were the families of Isaac Newkirk and William Colvin in 1777.

On April 2, 1782, Somerset Township was created from parts of Fallowfield, Nottingham, Strabane, and Bethlehem Townships.

The first principal villages were Vanceville, Eighty Four, Dunningsville and Kammerer.

Today the township spreads over thirty one square miles with a population of 2684.

The road crew maintains 70 miles of township roads.  They also provide winter maintenance on a portion of the 30 miles of state roads

Fire Protection is provided by contracts with Ellsworth, Fallowfield and Valley Inn Volunteer Fire Department .

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Township Building 10b



Washington County            Pennsylvania 

 Call:724-222-0630  Fax: 724-222-0654 somerset@bentcom.net

615 Vanceville Road, Eighty Four, PA 15330