White Township

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White Township was founded in 1887. The township was named for early settler John White, who owned close to 450 acres of land.

Fun Facts about White Township:

Steffen Hill United Presbyterian Church was founded in White Township in 1919.

-White Township was mainly a coal mining area in its early days.

-A brick works was once located near the tracks of the Pennsylvania Railroad.

-White Township has lost land on two occasions. College Hill Borough and West Mayfield Borough both separated from White Township.

-At 0.7 square miles, White Township is the smallest municipality in Beaver County.

-White Township is part of the Big Beaver Falls School District.