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P.O. Box 221, 1716 Route 711, Stahlstown, PA 15687
Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, USA | Office: 724-593-7471


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Cook Township
is a township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States.

It is a rural area located in Southwestern Pennsylvania, about 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh and
5 miles south of Ligonier. Settled in the 1800's, it was primarily farm lands. It became a township
just over 150 years ago. The population was 2403 at the 2000 Census and many of these
people are descendants of those early settlers.

A significant portion of the land is occupied by Forbes State Forest and also by Linn Run State Park.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 47.3 square miles
(122.6 km²), of which, 47.3 square miles (122.5 km²) of it is land and 0.04 square miles
(0.1 km²) of it (0.04%) is water.

The township contains the following boroughs and villages: Mansville, Pleasant Grove,
Rectors Mill, Stahlstown, and Weaver Mill.


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