Indiana, PA - Indiana County

West Wheatfield Township



Settled: 1775

Land area: 31.6 square miles

Population (2010 census): 2,314

Elevation: 1,742 feet

Namesake: Wheatfield Township

Supervisors: Donald Shetler, chairman; Joseph W. Shetler, vice chairman; Howard Lichtenfels

Secretary: Jean Yarnal

Solicitor: Christopher Welch, of Indiana

Meetings: Second Monday at 7 p.m. in the township building

Office: 16129 Route 259, P.O. Box C, Robinson (724) 676-4835; fax: (724) 676-4873; e-mail:

Budget: $607,149

State representation: Rep. Dave Reed, R, D; Sen. Don White, R

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

Did you know the township was inherited from Westmoreland County, and it wasn’t incorporated in Indiana County until 1859?