North Franklin Township
Established in 1855, North Franklin Township is a second class township located in Washington County, Washington, Pennsylvania. It is home to 4,825 people residing on 4,672 acres of land that is a perfect blend of commercial, residential and agricultural zones, resulting in a wonderful community. North Franklin Township has 37.44 total miles of roads, 24.71 miles are township roads and 12.73 miles are state roads.
Some notable locations include:
- North Franklin Volunteer Fire Company
- Wild Things Park
- Parks in North Franklin
- North Franklin Township Park & Walking Trail
- Lincoln Hill
- Trinity West Elementary School
- Pavilion Rental Information
North Franklin Township Municipal Building
- 620 Franklin Farms Road
- Washington, PA 15301
- Phone: (724) 228-3330
- Fax: (724) 228-2150
- 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Monday through Friday)
- New Years Day
- Martin Luther King Day
- President’s Day
- Good Friday
- Primary Election Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Election Day
- Veterans Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Friday after Thanksgiving
- Christmas Day
Stop by and visit North Franklin Township today!
Feature attractions include Washington Crown Center for all of your shopping needs; Wild Things Park – the place for entertainment – from Washington Wild Things Baseball, to Studio Wrestling Events, concerts to antique fairs – they offer something for everyone; Ross Memorial Park & Alexander Stadium are the most recent additions to the athletics of Washington & Jefferson College, offering soccer, lacrosse and baseball.
The North Franklin Township Park & Walking Trails provide two rentable pavilions for your special occasions/celebrations conveniently equipped with playgrounds, volleyball and horseshoe courts.
Trinity Area School District is our education system beginning with Trinity West Elementary School for kindergarten and grades 1-5 – “Go Bulldogs!”, advancing to Trinity Middle School for grades 6, 7 and 8, and then to Trinity High School for Grades 9 through 12 – “Go Hillers!”
North Franklin Township also has history. The LeMoyne Crematory is located on the intersection of South Main Street and Elm Street. This crematory, the first in the United States, was built in 1876 by Dr. Francis LeMoyne. From 1876 to 1900, there were 42 cremations. Dr. LeMoyne is buried there.
A historical monument on Franklin Farms Road reads as follows. “On this spot was held in 1776. The county court for the District of West Agusta, Virginia. The first court held by any English speaking people West of the Monongahela River. Erected by the Washington County Historical Society in 1905.” Further up Franklin Farms Road, a State Historical Marker references this monument.
Our township is located approximately 30 minutes South of Pittsburgh. Major League sports teams, a wide variety of fine restaurants and exciting nightlife are all within a short distance. Small town friendliness and big city convenience make North Franklin Township one great neighborhood!