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Brothersvalley township was incorporated in 1771. The town was settled in 1774 and was formed from Bedford County.

Brothersvalley Township is located in the center portion of the county. It is bounded to the north byStonycreek Township; by the west Black and Somerset Townships; to the east by Allegheny, Northampton and Larimer Townships; and to the south by Summit Township.

The major borough is Berlin which was laid out in 1784 and incorporated on February 7 1833

Census Schedules

Cemetery Transcriptions

Archives and Libraries

Berlin Historical Society
400 Vine St.
Berlin, PA 15530-0011
(814) 267-5987


Cities and Towns

  • Berlin
  • Brotherton
  • Buffalo Ridge
  • McDonaldton
  • Pine Hill


Berlin Brethren Church
620 Main Street

Berlin Christian Missionary Alliance South and Diamond

Beachdale Church of the Brethren
Road 4

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
525 Main Street

Trinity United Church of Christ
600 Main Street

Tax Assessments

Linda Marker Simmons has created a map of Brothersvalley Township. Ed McClelland has created USGS Survey Maps of the township as well (west and east).

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Last Updated on January 28, 2016

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