Indiana, PA - Indiana County

West Mahoning Township

Information

 

Settled: 1769

Land area: 29.4 square miles

Population (2010 census): 1,357

Elevation: 1,470 feet

Namesake: Its position after Mahoning Township was divided into four municipalities

Supervisors: Kenneth Lightner, chairman; Richard Wells, vice chairman and road master; Jeffrey Fike

Secretary: Nancy Holmes (814) 375-1095

Solicitor: Edwin C. Clark Jr., Indiana

Meetings: First Wednesday at 7 p.m., January through April and October through December, 8 p.m. May through September, at Lightner’s residence, 1080 Dayton-Smicksburg Road, Smicksburg

Office: 112 Chestnut Street, Smicksburg, (814) 275-8654

Budget: $410,541

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

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

Did you know the township was home to John McCormick, who helped advance American industry by designing water turbines in the late 19th century?