Foster Township

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Foster Township is a 44 square mile, mostly low-density residential area, located in the southeast part of the Pocono Mountains.

Foster Township is a moderately growing area that is easily accessible by Interstates 80 and 81, State routes 940 and 309 and also the Pennsylvania Turnpike Route 476 and its close proximity to the various activities and attractions of the Pocono Mountains.

Foster Township is also the home to the well-known meat packaging plant of Citterio USA Corporation, the private school of Mining and Mechanical Institute (MMI), and the Eckley Miners' Village which was the site for the famous movie “The Molly Maguires.”

Facts

Address Foster Township
1000 Wyoming Avenue
P.O. Box 465, Freeland, PA 18224
Phone 570-636-3757
Fax 570-636-3584
Website N/A
E-mail fostertwp@intergrafix.net
Population 3,323
Square Miles 44
Name of Mayor N/A
Congressional District 11th, Paul E. Kanjorski
Legislative District Senate, 14th
Raphael J. Musto, House, 116th, Todd A. Eachus
Type of Government Board of Supervisors
School District Hazleton Area School District
Phone: 570-459-3111
Public Library Hazleton Area Public Library
Phone: 570-636-2125

Utilities

Cable Service Electric Cable Vision
Phone: 570-454-3841
Pocono CATV Inc.
Phone: 570-455-2907
Gas UGI Utilities
Phone: 800-962-1212
Electric PPL Utilities, Inc.
Phone: 800-342-5775
Water Freeland Municipal Authority
Phone: 570-636-1733

Hazleton City Authority
Phone: 570-454-2401
Waste Removal Private Haulers
Last Updated: 08/19/06 03:32:14
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