Windham Township

Geography, Topography, and History

The Township of Windham is located in the northeastern pocket of Bradford County. Windham is bound to the north by Tioga County, NY to the east by Warren Township, to the south by Orwell and Rome Township, and to the west by Litchfield Township. Windham has several creeks that flow throughout it including: the Wysox Creek, Trout Brook, Wappasenning Creek, and Little Falls Creek. State Route 187 is the only major thoroughfare that travels through the township in the north and south directions. Other state roads include: Caddis Road, Battle Creek, and Cotton Hollow.

Windham Township was officially formed in 1813, taken from Orwell and Rush Townships. The name originates from Windham County, CT. In 1800, Thomas Fox was the first settler to arrive in the Township. In 1808, Darius Brainard built the first framed house in the Township.

Local Government and Current Data

The Township of Windham has three elected supervisors that serve on the governing board for the Township. The Township also employs a secretary. Windham Township has chosen not to organize a planning commission, comprehensive plan, and zoning regulations. The County Office of Planning and Grants handles all cases of subdivisions and land developments.

The Township of Windham has a few churches located within its boundaries. They include the Windham Summit Union Church, the Windham Center Community Church, and a United Methodist Church.

Tax Millage for 2017:

5.0

Villages:

Bixby Corner
Tyrell
Windham
Windham Center
West Windham
Owl Hollow

School District:

Northeast Bradford School District

FEMA Community Panel Number:

421409 0010 A

Population Demographics:

Total Population....944
Population Density....29.8
Square Miles....32.4
Population under 18....24.2%
Population over 65....14.7%
High School Graduates....84.1%
Higher Education Graduates....14.8%

Household Statistics:

Housing Units....442
Households....373
Median Housing Values....$73,800
Median Rent....$485
Per Capita Income....$17,948
Median Family Income....$42,750
Population Below Poverty Level....7.9%

Emergency Services:

Fire Coverage: Windham Township Volunteer Fire Company
Ambulance Coverage: Windham Ambulance
Police Protection: Pennsylvania State Police

Public Utilities:

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

Contacts:
Supervisors:

James Vajda Jr. (570) 395-3486
David Wilson (570) 247-2790
Gale Bowen (607) 793-3044


Secretary:

Fran Vajda (570) 395-3486


Treasurer:

Anabel Rockefeller (570) 637-7188


Mailing address:

38846 Route 187
Rome, PA 18837


Solicitor:

John Thompson


Meeting:

1st Monday of the Month at 7:00 p.m.