Indiana, PA - Indiana County

Canoe Township



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.