Place:Rush, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameRush
TypeTownship
Located inCentre, Pennsylvania, United States     (Apr 1815 - )
Contained Places
Borough
Philipsburg
Census-designated place
Sandy Ridge

Rush Township, Centre County's largest township, was formed in April 1815, and named for Dr. Benjamin Rush of Philadelphia, a famous physician of Revolutionary War days and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The Township lies entirely in the Allegheny Mountains. Its major settlement is Philipsburg Borough at the western border, adjoining Clearfield County.