Welcome to Buffalo Township. Located in Washington County, PA

Buffalo Township is a Rural Community that is rich in history. It covers 20.4 squares miles and has 1,991 residents. The Caldwell Tavern, “S” Bridge, and Levi Wilson Tavern are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Public Meeting Room displays a gallery of historic photos and a mural of the “S” Bridge painted by local artist Diane Adams. Stop by and see where the Buffalo once roamed!

Township Alerts


April 25th, 2024|

Buffalo Township will be closed on Monday, May 27th, in observance ...


April 25th, 2024|

Buffalo Township has driveway and drainage ordinances in place to ensure ...

Road Issues

If you notice an issue with a State Road (State Rt. 40, Green Valley, S. Bridge, Claysville Taylorstown Ridge, Newman, Jolly School, N. Sunset Beach, S. Sunset Beach, McKee, Mounts, Spur, Pleasant Valley, and Rural Valley Roads) please visit PennDOT’s website to submit your concern.

Utility Lines

In the event of a downed power line or trees hanging on to or over power lines, please immediately call 1-888-544-4877 or Text OUT to 544487 (LIGHTS) and report your issue. The Township does not remove trees from utility lines.


If you own and/or operate a DRONE within Buffalo Township, please read the following

Federal Guidelines



Water Testing

Free Water Quality Testing Program from The Washington County Watershed Alliance, Southwest PA Environmental Health Project and assistance from Carnegie Mellon University.

Water Testing Handout

Water Testing