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Parks Township

A Great Place to Live, Work, and Play

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Parks Township is a township in Armstrong County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 2,744 at the 2010 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 14.2 square miles (36.8 km²), of which, 14.1 square miles (36.5 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (0.84%) is water.


The Kiskiminetas River forms the township's southern boundary with Westmoreland County. Carnahan Run flows through Parks Township.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,754 people, 1,108 households, and 794 families residing in the township. The population density was 195.4 people per square mile (75.5/km²). There were 1,186 housing units at an average density of 84.2/sq mi (32.5/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.21% White, 3.23% African American, 0.04% Native American, 0.91% from other races, and 0.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.62% of the population.

Important Notices

Agendas can be found under Public Notices.

A Med Return Drug Collection Box is in the lobby of the Parks Twp Police Dept, 26 Jackson Street, Vandergrift, for disposal of any prescription or over-the-counter medications.  The Office is open 9:00 to 4:00 Monday thru Thursday Any questions call 724-567-5525 or 724-567-7764.

Parks Township residents are eligible for free membership at the Vandergrift Library. 

New Parks Township display at the Vandergrift Museum. See the display during normal museum hours, Thursday and Friday 10am to 2 pm, or by appointment 724-681-6667. The Victorian Vandergrift Museum and Historical Society is located at 184 Sherman Avenue (in the old Sherman School Building) Vandergrift PA 15690


Healthy and free meals at a site near you!

Open to all youth ages 18 and under. No cost or sign-up required.

East Primary Elementary 420 Franklin Ave, Vandergrift

 June 10 - Aug 16

Monday - Friday

Lunch 11:30am-12:30pm

Apollo Memorial Library 219 N Pennsylvania Ave, Apollo June 11-Aug 13


Lunch ll:45am-12:45pm

Upper Elementary

 Grab n Go Meals

 4350 PA-66, Apollo

June 10 -Aug 12 Monday Pick Up 11:30am-noon

Kiskimere Park

1149 Johnson St, Vandergrift

 June 14-Aug 16


Lunch 11:30am-noon

North Vandergrift Park 1206 Jefferson St, Vandergrift

 June 10-Aug 12


Lunch 11:30am-noon

Kepple Hill Park

1116 Dalmatian Dr, Vandergrift

 June 12-Aug 14


Lunch 11:30am-noon

For information on additional sites throughout the county, go to

Upcoming Events
Supervisor's Meeting 07/15/2024 @ 7pm

Planning Commission 07/08/2024 @ 6pm

Parks Meeting     07/10/2024 @ 2pm