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  • Welcome to Somerset Township! This township is being coordinated by Nancy Hallberg. Please feel free to email her if you have additions or corrections to these pages!

    General Information

    Somerset township was incorporated in 1796. The township was first settled in 1771 and was formed from Quemahoning and Milford Township, two of the six original townships in Somerset County.

    Somerset Township is located in the center of the county. It is bounded to the north by Lincoln and Quemahoning Townships; to the west by Jefferson Township; to the south by Milford, Black and Brothers Valley Townships; and to the east by Stonycreek Township.

    The main borough of Somerset Township is Somerset City which was first settled in 1795 and was incorporated on 5 March 1804.

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    Linda Marker has created a Map of this township. Ed McClelland has created very detailed USGS Survey Maps of the township as well.


    Addresses, Archives and Libraries

    Historical and Genealogical Society of Somerset County
    10649 Somerset Pike
    Somerset, PA 15501
    Telephone: 814-445-6077

    Somerset County Library
    6022 Glades Pike, Ste. 120
    Somerset, PA 15501-4300

    Mary S. Biesecker Public Library Library
    230 S. Rosina Avenue
    Somerset, PA 15501
    (814) 445-4011

    Somerset County Court House
    111 E. Union St.
    Somerset, PA 15501-1416
    (814) 445-1435

    Somerset County Register of Wills
    P.O. Box 30
    Somerset, PA 15501-1416
    (814) 445-1548

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