Rice Township

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Rice Township is a Second Class Township governed by a three-man Board of Supervisors. The Township was chartered in 1928 and was formerly part of Wright Township, which held most of what is presently known as Mountaintop. The Township is located at the center of Luzerne County and is comprised of approximately ten square miles. According to the 2000 Census the population is 2,460, making Rice Township the fastest growing community in Luzerne County. New homes are being built every day. The Township owns and maintains over 16 miles of roads.

Facts

AddressRice Township
3000 Church Road, Mountaintop, PA 18707
Phone570-868-6400
Fax570-868-6124
Websitewww.twp.rice.pa.us
E-mailricetwp@epix.net
Population2,460
Square Miles10
Name of MayorN/A
Congressional District20th Senatorial;
11th Congressional
Legislative District119th
Type of GovernmentSecond Class Township
School DistrictCrestwood
Public LibraryN/A
Range of Housing CostsN/A
Property Tax Rate7 mills

Utilities

CableMetroCast Communications
Phone: 800-633-8578
GasPG Energy
Phone: 800-432-8017
ElectricPPL Utilities, Inc.
Phone: 800-342-5775
WaterPennsylvania-American Water Co.
Phone: 800-565-7292
Waste RemovalN/A
Last Updated: 08/01/12 09:20:38
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