About Millcreek Township

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Millcreek Township is located in Erie County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 54,073 as of the 2020 census. It is the fourteenth-largest municipality in the state; larger than the cities of Altoona and Harrisburg. Millcreek is the largest township in western Pennsylvania

Millcreek Township is the entrance to Presque Isle State Park, attracting over 4 million visitors annually. Millcreek is also home to Waldameer ParkErie International Airport, a dedicated small business community and much more. 

Beyond the many physical attractions in Millcreek are the incredible people of the township. Millcreek is home to a unique and neighborly community. It is our vision to foster that identity and see it grow. The township prides itself on an inviting and homelike atmosphere for residents and visitors alike 


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"To serve the community of Millcreek Township."

This differs from the vision statement as it describes what we do every day. It was intentional to make the mission as short as possible. This is the most concise way to describe everything we do. 


"To cultivate a growing and inspired community of neighbors. "

A vision statement refers to where you want to go. Our vision is to develop a community of neighbors that can be truly inspired by Millcreek. We want to create a culture of being a good neighbor. 


The new values listed are a collection of topics that are vital to Millcreek Township in the past, present and future. There are many positive meanings associated with each value. 


Whether they're new, just visiting, or lifetime residents, Millcreek strives to make everyone in the community feel at home.


Millcreek grew from a tradition of local business and commerce. That relationship must be continued for future success.


We believe that Millcreek residents and visitors should enjoy the natural beauty Millcreek has to offer. We show this through the various classes and effort put forth by our Parks and Recreation Department. 


We are committed to serving and maintaining Millcreek through all means at our disposal; fiscally and in service. 


Millcreek cannot grow without a shared community experience of safety at home. We show this everyday through the actions of the incredible Millcreek Police Department. 


We must grow sustainably and use sustainably. This includes Millcreek's recycling program and the sustainability efforts of the Community Relations and Sustainability Department.


  • Country: United States
  • State: Pennsylvania
  • County: Erie
  • Area: 29.5 square miles (76 square kilometers)
  • Population: 54,073 (2020 Census)
  • Density: 1,814.1 per square mile (704 per square kilometer)
  • Timezone: Eastern Standard Time (EST) or UTC-4
  • Timezone (Summer DST): Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) or UTC-5
  • Area code: 814