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NOTE: This is not an accurate representation of Cambria County. All the boroughs are removed for the purpose of this "clickable" township map. Johnstown is a city, and not a township, but for the purpose of these web pages, we are separating Johnstown into it's own web page. For a more accurate township map that includes the boroughs and some towns, click here.

Townships
Township Page Webpage Host Formed
Adams Don Varner 5 Jan 1870, from portions of Richland Twp.
Allegheny Lynne Canterbury 1804-1807, Original Twp.
Barr Diann Olsen 4 Sep 1872, from portions of Blacklick, Cambria and Susquehanna Twps.
Blacklick George Warholic 10 Oct 1850, from portions of Cambria, Carroll and Jackson Twps.
Cambria Clark E. Creery 1804-1807, Original Twp.
Chest Lynne Canterbury 10 Dec 1853, from portions of White and Susquehanna Twps.
Clearfield Diann Olsen 31 Dec 1822, from portions of Allegheny Twp.
Conemaugh Lynne Canterbury 1804-1807, Original Twp.
Cresson Frank & Joyce Bates 4 Dec 1893, from portions of Washington Twp.
Croyle Sharon J. Trosan 9 Sep 1858, from portions of Summerhill Twp.
Dean Sandy Fontanella 10 Jul 1877, from portions of Clearfield Twp.
East Carroll Lynne Canterbury 1 Jan 1840 (Carroll Twp), from portions of Susquehanna Twp.
East Taylor Diann Olsen 7 Jul 1857 (Taylor Twp). On 2 Jun 1884, it was divided into East and West Taylor Twps.
Elder Janet Stumpf McCully 12 Feb 1878, from portions of Chest Twp.
Gallitzin Diann Olsen 4 Jun 1866, from portions of Allegheny Twp.
Jackson Lynne Canterbury 3 Jan 1828, from portions of Cambria and Summerhill Twps.
Johnstown Lynne Canterbury 3 Nov 1800, town laid out. Became a city 18 Dec 1889
Lower Yoder Lynne Canterbury 17 Jul 1858, (Yoder Twp. On 1 Sep 1879 it was divided into Lower & Upper Yoder Twps) from portions of Conemaugh Twp.
Middle Taylor Diann Olsen  
Munster Lynne Canterbury 9 Dec 1854, from portions of Allegheny, Cambria and Washington Twps.
Portage Diann Olsen 4 Mar 1878, from portions of Summerhill and Washington Twps.
Reade Trina Troxell Corson 1 Sep 1879, from portions of White Twp.
Richland Don Varner 2 Apr 1833, from portions of Conemaugh Twp.
Stonycreek Diann Olsen 4 Jan 1876, from portions of Conemaugh Twp.
Summerhill Lynne Canterbury 7 Feb 1810, from portions of Conemaugh Twp.
Susquehanna Marcia Fronk 6 Jan 1825, from portions of Allegheny and Cambria Twp.
Upper Yoder Lynne Canterbury 17 Jul 1858, (Yoder Twp. On 1 Sep 1879 it was divided into Lower & Upper Yoder Twps) from portions of Conemaugh Twp.
Washington Dave Monahan 1834, from portions of Allegheny, Cambria and Summerhill Twps.
West Carroll Janet Stumpf McCully 1 Jan 1840 (Carroll Twp), from portions of Susquehanna Twp.
West Taylor Diann Olsen 7 Jul 1857 (Taylor Twp). On 2 Jun 1884, it was divided into East and West Taylor Twps.
White Kenneth Stallard 6 Jul 1838, from portions of Clearfield Twp.

Boroughs
BOROUGH REMARKS
Ashville Taken from Gallitzin township 9 Mar 1887. The name came from the old Ashland Furnace, which was named in honor of "Ashland," the home of Henry Clay.
Barnesboro Taken from Susquehanna township 5 Mar 1893. It was named for Thomas Barnes, a coal operator. On 1 Jan 2000 it became part of Northern Cambria Borough.
Brownstown Taken from Lower Yoder township 10 Jun 1908.
Cambria Taken from Lower Yoder township 11 Oct 1861. Cambria borough consolidated with the city of Johnstown, 18 Dec 1889, becoming the 15th and 16th wards. It was named by James P. McConaughy, the founder.
Carrolltown Taken from Carroll township 30 Mar 1858, and was created by the consolidation of the villages of Carrolltown and Campbelltown.
Cassandra Taken from Washington township 23 Sep 1908.
Chest Springs Taken from Allegheny township 19 Apr 1858. The name came from Chest creek.
Conemaugh Taken from Conemaugh township 12 Jan 1831. The name was changed to the borough of Johnstown 14 Apr 1834. It was named by Joseph Johns, the founder, for an old Indian town named Conemaugh. It included the first 7 wards of the city of Johnstown at the time of the consolidation, 18 Dec 1889. Conemaugh, the 2nd borough of that name, was taken from Conemaugh Township 23 Mar 1849. This borough also consolidated with the city of Johnstown, 18 Dec 1889, becoming the 9th and 10th wards.
Coopersdale Taken from Taylor township 7 Oct 1869. The borough was annexed to the city of Johnstown by ordinance dated 28 Mar 1898, and is the 21st ward. The borough was named for James Cooper.
Cresson Taken from Cresson township 7 Jun 1906.
Daisytown Taken from Conemaugh township 9 Jun 1893.
Dale Taken from Stony Creek township 9 Mar 1891.
East Conemaugh Taken from Taylor township 10 Sep 1868. The name is derived from the name of the railroad station Conemaugh; also from the fact that it was east of another borough named Conemaugh.
Ebensburg Taken from Cambria township 15 Jan 1825. It is the oldest borough in the county, and was named for Ebenezer, in Wales.
Ehrenfeld Taken from Croyle township 3 Aug 1956.
Ferndale Taken from Upper Yoder township 1 Jun 1896. It was named by the Vickroy family on account of the luxuriant growth of ferns in that vicinity.
Franklin Taken from Conemaugh township 9 Mar 1868. It was named for the American philosopher and adopted citizen of Pennsylvania.
Gallitzin Taken from Gallitzin township 3 Dec 1873. The name was derived from Prince Gallitzin, otherwise Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin, the parish priest at Loretto.
Geistown Taken from Richland and Stony Creek townships 13 Jan 1930.
Grubbtown Taken from Upper Yoder township 8 Aug 1882. It consolidated with the city of Johnstown 18 Dec 1889 and was a part of the 8th ward. It was named for William Rinaldo Grubb.
Hastings Taken from Elder township, 16 Apr 1894. It was named for Governor Daniel Hartman Hastings.
Johnstown Taken from Conemaugh Borough 14 Apr 1834. The boroughs of Johnstown, Millville, Prospect, Cambria, Conemaugh, Woodvale & Grubbtown consolidated and became a 3rd class city 17 Dec 1899. It was named for Joseph Johns, the founder. When Johnstown became a city the former Johnstown Borough became the 3rd Ward of the city.
Lilly Taken from Washington township 11 Jun 1883. It was named for the Lilly family.
Lorain Taken from Stony Creek township 23 Sep 1914.
Loretto Taken from Allegheny township 8 Mar 1845. It was named for a village on the Adriatic Sea.
Millville Taken from Taylor township 16 Jul 1858. It became part of Johnstown 18 Dec 1889, 13th & 14th wards. It was named from the mills of the Cambria Iron Company, which became the Cambria Steel Company.
Morrellville Taken from Lower Yoder township 8 Oct 1890. It became part of Johnstown 18 Dec 1889, 18th, 19th & 20th wards. It was named for Daniel Johnston Morrell.
Nanty Glo Taken from Jackson and Blacklick townships 12 Sep 1918.
Northern Cambria Created 1 Jan 2000 by merging Barnesboro and Spangler boroughs.
Patton Taken from Carroll, Chest, Clearfield & Elder townships 4 Sep 1893. It was named for John Patton of Curwensville.
Portage Taken from Portage township 7 Oct 1890. It was named for the "portage" between the Conemaugh & Juniata rivers, in connection with the Allegheny Portage railroad.
Prospect Taken from Taylor township 9 Dec 1863. It consolidated with the city of Johnstown 18 Dec 1899, making up the 12th ward. The name was derived from its elevated position overlooking Johnstown.
Rosedale Taken from West Taylor township 17 Dec 1894. It was named for Allen Rose. Rosedale became part of the 14th Ward of Johnstown in 1918.
Roxbury Taken from Upper Yoder township 12 Mar 1893. Became part of Johnstown 2 Jan 1901, making up part of the 8th ward.
Sankertown Taken from Cresson township, 11 Jun 1906. It was named for Joseph Sanker.
Scalp Level Taken from Richland township, 16 Nov 1898.
South Fork Taken from Croyle township 3 Aug 1887. The name came from the south branch of the Little Conemaugh river.
Southmont Taken from Upper Yoder township 2 Jun 1919.
Spangler Taken from Susquehanna township 13 Nov 1893. It was named for Col. J. L. Spangler. On 1 Jan 2000 Spangler became part of Northern Cambria Borough.
Summerhill Taken from Croyle township 6 Sep 1892.
Summitville Taken from Washington township 30 Apr 1851. The name was derived from the summit of the Allegheny Portage Railroad. This borough was abandoned, being desolved 5 Jun 1882 and returned to Washington township.
Tunnelhill Taken from Gallitzin township 5 Dec 1876. It was named for the two railroad tunnels there at the time.
Vintondale Taken from Jackson and Blacklick townships 4 Sep 1908.
Westmont Taken from Upper Yoder township 13 Jun 1892.
Wilmore Taken from Summerhill township 10 Feb 1859. It was named for Bernard & John Wilmore, the founders.
Woodvale Taken from Taylor township 4 Jul 1870. It consolidated with the city of Johnstown 18 Dec 1899, becoming the 11th ward. The name came from Murray's grove, a picnic ground located there until after the Civil War.

Towns / Communities
TOWN /
COMMUNITY
TOWNSHIP REMARKS
Adams Crossing Blacklick  
Allendale Croyle  
Allport Susquehanna  
Amsbry Gallitzin  
Bakers Crossroad East Carroll  
Bakerton West Carroll  
Barnes West Carroll  
Beaver Valley White  
Beaverdale Summerhill  
Belmont Richland  
Belsano Blacklick  
Belsano Crossing Blacklick  
Bens Creek Portage  
Blandburg Reade  
Blue Goose Barr  
Bon Air Conemaugh  
Bradley Junction Allegheny  
Buckhorn Gallitzin  
Buckhorn Grange Summerhill  
Buela Cambria  
Cardiff Blacklick  
Carrolltown Road West Carroll  
Charlies Grove Blacklick  
Chickaree Jackson  
Colver Cambria Town was named by B. Dawson Coleman & John H. Weaver. Both men, from eastern Pennsylvania, owned several Cambria County mines.
Concrete Bridge Crossing Blacklick  
Coopersdale Johnstown  
Coupon Gallitzin  
Cover Hill Conemaugh  
Creslo Adams  
Cymbria Susquehanna  
Dean Dean  
Dougherty Dean  
Driscoll Allegheny  
Dunlo Adams  
Dysart Dean  
Dysertown Cresson  
Ebensburg Cambria  
Ebensburg Junction Munster  
Echo East Taylor  
Eckenrode Mill East Carroll  
Edwards Crossing Blacklick  
Elder Clearfield  
Elstie Gallitzin  
Elton Adams  
Emeigh Susquehanna  
Fallentimber Reade  
Fiddlers Green Portage  
Fiske White  
Flinton Reade  
Frugality Reade  
Garmantown Susquehanna  
Germantown Portage  
Glasgow Reade  
Glendale Dam White  
Goods Corner East Taylor  
Greenfield Gallitzin  
Greenwich Susquehanna  
Griffithtown Blacklick  
Highland Fling Dean  
Hoguetown Cresson  
Hollentown Reade  
Hornerstown Johnstown  
Ingleside Richland  
Jamestown Portage  
Jones Portal Cambria  
Kaylor Munster  
Kernville Johnstown  
Krayn Adams  
Llanfair Adams  
Lloydell Summerhill  
Lloydville Reade  
Lonely Acres East Carroll  
Long Run Susquehanna  
Longs Crossroad White  
Lovett Station Croyle  
Lower Dutchtown Washington  
Lucket Munster  
Marsteller Barr  
Martindale Portage  
Maudy Hill Portage  
Miller Portage  
Mineral Point East Taylor  
Minersville Middle Taylor  
Morrellville Johnstown  
Moshannon Washington  
Mountaindale Reade  
Moxham Johnstown  
Mundys Corner Jackson  
Munster Munster  
Mylo Park Cambria  
Nagles Crossroad Clearfield  
New Germany Croyle  
Newtown Conemaugh  
Nicktown Barr  
Nine Row Cambria  
Noel Munster  
North Barnesboro Susquehanna  
Number 37 Richland  
Oakhurst Johnstown  
Oakland Johnstown  
Oil City Portage  
Onnalinda Summerhill  
Parkhill East Taylor  
Parkstown Conemaugh  
Pindleton Blacklick  
Pine Grove Allegheny  
Plane Bank Washington  
Plattsville Susquehanna  
Pleasant Hill Middle Taylor  
Preisser Crossing Barr  
Puritan Portage  
Red Mill Blacklick  
Redbird Portage  
Regan Junction Blacklick  
Reillys East Carroll  
Revloc Cambria  
Richland Dean  
Riverside Johnstown  
Rockville Croyle  
Roxbury Johnstown  
Salix Adams  
Scarlan Hill Washington  
Seldersville Blacklick  
Shaft Portage  
Shazen Susquehanna  
Shoemaker Portage  
Sidman Croyle  
Slickport Elder  
Sonman Portage  
Soukesburg Croyle  
Spindley City Gallitzin  
Spring Hill Portage  
St. Augustine Clearfield  
St. Benedict West Carroll  
St. Boniface Elder  
St. Lawrence Chest  
St. Michael Adams  
Summerhill Croyle  
Summit Cresson  
Swedetown Elder  
Syberton Gallitzin  
Thomas Mills Chest  
Tripoli Cambria  
Tunnelhill Gallitzin  
Twenty Row Cambria  
Twin Rocks Blacklick  
Upper Dutchtown Washington  
Van Ormer Reade  
Vetera Barr  
Vinco Jackson  
Walnut Grove Johnstown  
Walsall Richland  
Watkins Barr  
Wesley Chapel East Taylor  
West Branch Susquehanna  
West Point East Taylor  
White Mill Crossing Allegheny  
Wilmore Heights Summerhill  
Winterset Cambria  
Wissingertown Conemaugh  
Woodvale Johnstown  


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