General Information

Plumstead Township
Mifflin Township Building
207 East 1st Street
Mifflinville, PA 18631

Mailing Address:
PO Box 359
Mifflinville, PA 18631
Office 570-752-4651
Fax 570-752-2449

Mifflin Township is in eastern Columbia County, bordered by Luzerne County on the east.  The Susquehanna River forms the northern border of the township, and the ridgeline of Nescopeck Mountain is the southern border.  The unincorporated community of Mifflinville along the Susquehanna is the main settlement in the township.  Hetlerville is a small unincorporated community in the eastern part of the township.

The township has a total area of 19.8 square miles, of which 19.2 square miles is land and 0.66 square miles, or 3.23%, is water.  Interstate 80 (Keystone Shortway) runs east and west through the township with an exit at Pennsylvania Route 339, southwest of Mifflinville.  There are approximately 27 miles of roads township roads in Mifflin.  The population was 2,457 at the time of the2016 Profiles of Pennslyvania survey, up 135 from the 2010 U.S. Census, and continues to grow steadily.  The township is primarily agricultural with a small business hub around the Interstate 80 on/off ramp.

More on Mifflin Township

  • Median Age: 45.2
  • Home Ownership: 89.3%
  • Median Household Income: $56,385
  • Median Home Value: $156,200


Property Tax Rates:

  • School District Property Tax – 43.104 Mills
  • Earned Income Tax Rate – 1.05%
  • Per Capita Tax, Act 679 – $5.00
  • Per Capita Tax, Act 511 – $5.00
  • Real Estate Transfer Tax – 0.5%
Congressional District: 9th Cable: Atlantic Broadband, Service Electric, Satellite (access varies on location)
Legislative District: 109th Electric: PPL Electric Utilities
Type of Government: Board of Supervisors Sewer: Berwick Joint Sewer Authority (in town)
School District: Central Columbia Water: Aqua America (in town)
Library: Columbia Country Traveling Library Waste Pickup: individually contracted
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