Place:Howard (township), Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameHoward (township)
Alt namesHoward Township
Howardsource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeTownship
Located inCentre, Pennsylvania, United States     (Jan 1810 - )
Contained Places
Borough
Howard
Inhabited place
Mount Eagle
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Howard Township is a township in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 924 at the 2000 census. Part of Bald Eagle State Park, a Pennsylvania state park, is in Howard Township.

Howard Township was erected at January Sessions 1810, by dividing what was then Centre Township and called Howard as a tribute of respect to the great philanthropist, John Howard. Howard Township originally embraced Curtin, Liberty and parts of Boggs, Snow Shoe and Burnside Townships. http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~pacentre/rlb/howtwp1.htm

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