Pennsylvania Counties - Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods, Maps & Data


There are 67 counties in Pennsylvania.  Philadelphia County and Philadelphia city are governmentally consolidated and function as a municipal government.  All other counties are each governed by a board of county commissioners.

Pennsylvania has 2,575 county subdivisions known as minor civil divisions (MCDs).  There are 1,546 townships with active functioning governments and 1 township, Cold Spring township in Lebanon County, which is an inactive entity. Each township is governed by an elected board of commissioners or a board of supervisors.  The 1,015 incorporated places are independent of MCDs and serve as 1,027 county subdivisions.  In addition, there is one undefined MCD that consists entirely of water area.

Pennsylvania Counties - Populated Places in 67 Counties

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Pennsylvania Counties Synopsis

The Pennsylvania Counties section of the gazetteer lists the cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions for each of the 67 Pennsylvania Counties.

Also see Pennsylvania County: ZIP Codes | Physical, Cultural & Historical Features | Census Data | Land, Farms, & Ranches

Nearby physical features such as streams, islands and lakes are listed along with maps and driving directions. The same is true for both historical features and cultural features such as hospitals, parks, schools and airports.

Each profile includes the current weather plus a seven day forecast. Note that for smaller populated places, the weather report may be for the nearest weather reporting station or airport.

The local information and data include economic and demographic data, census information and facts about the local environmental situation including such items as maps of flood zones, local sources of pollution, air quality indices and local areas where hazardous materials may be used or stored.

The complete category list for larger cities and towns includes: Arts & Culture, Census Data, Community Organizations, State and Local Government, Health & Medical, Newcomer Information, Local News Papers & Radio, Parks & Recreation, Pets & Hobbies, Schools & Libraries, Social Services, Travel and Tourism.