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Upper Burrell Township

3735 Seventh Street
New Kensington, PA 15068

Fax 724.335.9475

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Office Hours :

8:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday - Friday



Upper Burrell Police

3735 Seventh Street
New Kensington, PA 15068

Emergencies Dial 911

Administrative 724.335.0664
Fax 724.335.2167

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Welcome to Upper Burrell Township


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Established in 1879, Upper Burrell Township, Westmoreland County, PA, is a rural farming community of 15.6 square miles with approximately 2,326 residents. We are a growing community in both population and industry. We are proud to have located within our community Alcoa Technical Center, Penn State University and the Westmoreland Business and Research Park.
Our residents enjoy country living while minutes away from regional shopping areas. As with any township we are rich with history. From the thriving family businesses in the past to the educational and industrial center we have become today, makes Upper Burrell Township a distinctive community.

Upper Burrell Township is a Township of the Second Class, and it is governed by a board of supervisors. The board consists of three elected supervisors, each serving a six year term. Be sure to check out the Board & Administrative Section for meeting minutes.


Senior’s Christmas Party

will be on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm

at the Township Building

Please register no later than December 4, 2015 by calling 724-337-8004



Funds available for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation

Westmoreland County residents may be eligible for funds to rehabilitate homes they own and
live in through a program coordinated through the Westmoreland County Housing Authority
Weatherization Program. The Westmoreland County Owner-Occupied Housing Rehabilitation
Program will use funds that Westmoreland County received as a grant made available through
the 2012 Pennsylvania Housing Affordability and Rehabilitation Enhancement (PHARE) Fund
and the Marcellus Shale Impact Fees. click here for more information


Meeting Agenda's

Wheels for Wishes

Wheels For Wishes is a vehicle donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia. At no cost to donors, we pick up or tow away vehicles, anywhere in Pennsylvania or West Virginia.

click here for more information


Now located at the Township building is a container that all residents can use to discard old, no longer needed, prescriptions, prescription patches, medications, ointments, over the counter medications, vitamins, samples, and pet medications. Will not accept hydrogen peroxide, inhalers, aerosol cans, ointments, lotions or needles, medications from businesses, liquids, thermometers.