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Parks Township

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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

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 5:00 Monday thru Friday.  Any questions call 724-567-5525 or 724-567-7764.

Armstrong County will hold a Hard to Recycle Day on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at the Armstrong Recycling Center, 139 Armsdale Road, Kittanning, from 8 am to noon.

Annual Clean Up Day is May 12, 2018 from 7:30 am to 12:00 Noon; Dumpsters will be located in the empty lot next to the Slovak Club.  No Hazardous materials, appliances with Freon, or tires will be accepted.  The first pickup load is free, everything after that will be $10.00 a load.  Residency will be verified.    Bailey's Junk Removal will be collecting electronics, TV's, VCR's. DVD Players, computers, monitors, printers, etc.  TVs are $15 each, two for $12 each, three or more $10 each; all other electronics are $10 each to dispose and recycle.

Upcoming Events

Parks & Rec Committee Meeting 5/7/2018 at 12:00 noon at 26 Jackson St.

Planning Commission Meeting 5/14/2018 at 6:00 pm at 26 Jackson St.

Supervisors Monthly Meeting 4/16/2018 at 7:00 pm at 26 Jackson Street.