Brown Township

COVID-19 Update

Due to COVID-19 restrictions the April 13th meeting of the Brown Township Supervisors will be held at 7 pm by conference call.

For information on how to connect to the call, call 570-353-2938 or e-mail [email protected].

Please e-mail questions for the meeting by 6:30 pm on 4/13 to [email protected].


Brown Township was named for Major Jacob Brown of the War of 1812, was found on May 3, 1815 from parts of Mifflin and Pine Townships. Pine Creek divides the township nearly in half and it is the center of history in Brown Township. Pine Creek was a major waterway in the settlement of North Central PA and in the lumber era that swept through PA in the mid to late 19th century.

Area: Approximately 73.7 sq. miles
Population: 96 (2010 census)
Member: Pine Creek Council of Governments, Tiadaghton Council of Governments
School District: Jersey Shore Area
Emergency Services:Brown Township Volunteer Fire Co., Black Forest Volunteer Fire Co., Morris Township Fire Co

Important Information

Contact Information

If you need to contact a Supervisor or the Secretary please call or email us.

Phone: 570-353-2938
E-mail: [email protected]
Mailing address: 18254 Rt. 414, Cedar Run, PA 17727

Municipal Waste

Household waste disposal and recycling are provided at two sites in the township:

  • South end of Black Forest Inn parking lot, this site accepts household waste & has recycling containers for bi-metal cans, plastics and cardboard (please break boxes down). Glass can be placed in garbage container. Items must be separated and placed in the proper containers.
  • Rt. 414 near Cedar Run, this site has a container for household waste. Effective April or May 2018 changes will be made, a 3 product container for brown, clear and green glass, a container for #1 & #2 plastics, aluminum & steel/tin cans will become available. Container for cardboard will remain as accepting all types of cardboard, newspapers, magazines, shredded office paper (place in a clear plastic bag), junk mail, books & phone books. No plastic bags should be placed in the containers for glass, plastics & cardboard. All items must be separated and placed in the proper containers. The township encourages recycling and would appreciate everyone’s efforts to keep costs down to avoid a tax increase. Lycoming County Resource Management places the recycling containers at the Rt. 414 site at no cost to the township or taxpayers. Wayne Township Landfill places the containers at the Black Forest site at a cost of $65.00 per container, per empty. Love Disposal is our hauler for household garbage.

Brown Township holds “Clean-Up” days at the Route 414 site on the second Saturdays of May & November from 10 am – 2 pm, accepting furniture, bedding, carpet, etc., appliances (units with freon $20.00 charge, tires$4.00 each). Limit one pick-up truck load per property, additional loads will be $ 20.00 each. The township is no longer able to accept any type of electronics, TV’s, DVD or Video players. These items may be taken to Wayne Township Landfill, McElhattan or The Transfer Station on West Third St. Williamsport.




Date File
2/7/2017 Budget form
2/7/2017 PUC Document