Indiana, PA - Indiana County

Canoe Township

Information

 

Settled: 1847


Land area: 27.1 square miles


Population (2010 census): 1,505


Elevation: 1,417 feet


Namesake: Canoe Creek


Supervisors: Dwight Winebark, chairman; Frederick Pennington,vice chairman; Elmer M. Williard


Secretary: Georgia Lou Riddle


Solicitor: Timothy Morris, Punxsutawney


Meetings: Second and fourth Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at the municipal building, 1670 Canoe Ridge Road


Office: P.O. Box 355, Rossiter, (814) 938-8203. Fax: (814) 938-7626


Budget: Did not provide


State representation: Rep. Sam Smith, R; Sen. Don White, R


Congressman: U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R


Did you know?  Gobbler’s Knob is actually in Canoe Township? In 1952, the Gazette and the Punxsutawney Spirit

waged a friendly “cold war” over the matter. Gobbler’s Knob is home to legendary groundhog Punxsutawney Phil.