Place:Worth, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States


Located inCentre, Pennsylvania, United States     (1845 - )

Worth Township received its name when it was formed out of Taylor Township in 1845. It lies near the western edge of the County between Halfmoon and Taylor Townships, and along the Bald Eagle Valley. Port Matilda is the only community in the Township. While settlers arrived in the valleyalong Bald Eagle Creek in the 1780s, the mostly mountainous part of Worth Township has been especially noteworthy for hunting, timbering, tanning and brickmaking.