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Hempfield Township

Hempfield Township Municipal Building is located at 278 South Mercer Street, Greenville PA 16125; phone: 724-588-5032.

Beginnings [1]

Hempfield Township was established in 1856 after James Kamerer campaigned to have land annexed from Salem, West Salem, Pymatuning and Delaware Township. Both Greenville Borough and Hempfield Township's founders had ties to Westmoreland County as they heralded from Greensburg and Hempfield Township and choose to honor these roots by naming their new homes after the Westmoreland County municipalities.

  1. Greenville Borough and Hempfield Township Joint Comprehensive Plan, 2004,, Mercer County Regional Planning Commission, accessed February 2008.
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