Stevens Township

Geography, Topography, and History

The Township of Stevens geographical location in the County is along the central portion of the eastern border. The Township is bound in the north by Pike Township, the east by Susquehanna County, the south by Tuscarora Township, the southwest by Wyalusing Township, and the west by Herrick Township. Stevens Township has several creeks flowing throughout the Township, which include: Mill Creek, Cold Creek, Wyalusing Creek, Bennet Creek, and Ross Creek. Major roads that travel through the Township include: Route 467, Route 706 and Spring Hill.

The Township of Stevens is the newest Township of Bradford County that was formed from Pike Township in 1926. It shares much of its early historical background with Pike Township.

Local Government and Current Data

The Township of Stevens has three elected supervisors that run the Township as well as a secretary. Stevens Township has opted out of organizing a planning commission, comprehensive plan, zoning board, and zoning ordinances. Each subdivision and land development occurring within the Township must meet the regulations and standards held by the Office of Planning and Grants for the County.

A point of interest in Stevensville is the 200- acre Alpine Meadow Lake Campgrounds, where camping season lasts from April 15th to October 15th each year. Fishing is available all year round as there are two lakes that total over 30 acres. Boating is also available as well. For local chapels in the Township, there is the Stevensville Presbyterian Church.

Tax Millage for 2017:

0.450

Villages:

Stevensville

School District:

Wyalusing Area School District

FEMA Community Panel Number:

421407 0001 B

Population Demographics:

Total Population....437
Population Density....26.8
Square Miles....15.4
Population under 18....21.7%
Population over 65....18.1%
High School Graduates....70.1%
Higher Education Graduates...12.9%

Household Statistics:

Housing Units....225
Households....172
Median Housing Values....$59,200
Median Rent....$413
Per Capita Income....$15,983
Median Family Income....$36,750
Population Below Poverty Level....17.5%

Emergency Services:

Fire Coverage: LeRaysville-Pike Volunteer Fire Company
Ambulance Coverage: H.O.P.S. Ambulance
Police Protection: Pennsylvania State Police

Public Utilities:

Electric Company: Claverack
Penelec
Gas Company: N/A
Water Company: N/A
Sewerage Facilities: N/A
Telephone Company: Frontier Communications

Contacts:
Supervisors:

Randy Campbell, Chairman/Supervisor
(570) 869-1380
David Kithcart, Vice-Chairman/Supervisor
(570) 744-1666
Kenneth Sharer, Roadmaster/Supervisor
(570) 746-0173
Christine Campbell EMC
(570) 746-3415


Secretary/Treasurer:

Brenda Ferguson (570) 746-3231
Floodplain Administrator
TCC/COG Delegate


Mailing address:

4332 Herrickville Road
Wyalusing, PA 18853
(570) 746-3231 fax (570) 746-3231
stevenstwp@epix.net

Solicitor:

James Pruyne, Esq. (570) 265-2115

Meeting:

2nd Tuesday of the Month @ 7 p.m.
Stevensville Community Hall
8999 Route 706
Stevensville, PA 18845