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Windham Township

Windham Township

Geography, Topography, and History

The Township of Windhamis located in the northeastern pocket of Bradford County. Windham is bound to the north by Tioga County, NY to the east by Warren Township, to the south by Orwell and Rome Township, and to the west by Litchfield Township. Windham has several creeks that flow throughout it including: the Wysox Creek, Trout Brook, Wappasenning Creek, and Little Falls Creek. State Route 187 is the only major thoroughfare that travels through the township in the north and south directions. Other state roads include: Caddis Road, Battle Creek, and Cotton Hollow.

Windham Township was officially formed in 1813, taken from Orwell and Rush Townships. The name originates from Windham County, CT. In 1800, Thomas Fox was the first settler to arrive in the Township. In 1808, Darius Brainard built the first framed house in the Township.

Local Government and Current Data

The Township of Windham has†three elected supervisors that serve on the governing board for the Township. The Township also employs a secretary. Windham Township has chosen not to organize a planning commission, comprehensive plan, and zoning regulations. The County Office of Planning and Grants handles all cases of subdivisions and land developments.

The Township of Windham has a few churches located within its boundaries. They include the Windham Summit Union Church, the Windham Center Community Church, and a United Methodist Church.

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Windham Township
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Tax Millage for 2010:

4.500

Villages:

Bixby Corner
Tyrell
Windham
Windham Center
West Windham
Owl Hollow

School District:

Northeast Bradford School District

FEMA Community Panel Number:

421409 0010 A

Population Demographics:

Total Population....944
Population Density....29.8
Square Miles....32.4
Population under 18....24.2%
Population over 65....14.7%
High School Graduates....84.1%
Higher Education Graduates....14.8%

Household Statistics:

Housing Units....442
Households....373
Median Housing Values....$73,800
Median Rent....$485
Per Capita Income....$17,948
Median Family Income....$42,750
Population Below Poverty Level....7.9%

Emergency Services:

Fire Coverage:Windham Township Volunteer Fire Company
Ambulance Coverage:Windham Ambulance
Police Protection:Pennsylvania State Police

Public Utilities:

Electric Company:Penelec
Claverack
Gas Company: N/A
Water Company:N/A
Sewerage Facilities:N/A
Telephone Company:Frontier Communications

Contacts:

Supervisors:
David Brown (570) 247-2448
Fred Nichols (570) 247-7306
David English (570 247-2808
Secretary:
Lynette Nickels (570) 247-7775
Solicitor:
John Thompson
Office Address:
38846 Route 187
Rome PA 18837
Meetings:

1st Monday of the Month at 7:00 p.m.

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