Economic Develop.

Economic Development

The Armstrong County Department of Economic Development provides staff to the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (IDC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development corporation.  By providing tools such as financing, site selection, workforce development assistance and more, the IDC's goals are to improve Armstrong County’s business environment through retention and expansion of existing businesses and attraction of new investment. Click here for more Information.

Conservation Dist.

Conservation District

The Armstrong Conservation District works to restore degraded watersheds, promote sustainable farms, healthy forests, and growing vibrant and sustainable communities. The District will work with many private and public partners for the betterment of our natural resources and the citizens of Armstrong County. The District provides technical, administrative, and financial support through many programs such as the dirt, gravel, low volume roads program; the agricultural lands preservation program; the erosion and sediment pollution control program; the watershed protection and restoration program; and many other outreach efforts of the District



The Armstrong County Jail, which opened in August of 2003, has a capacity of 158 inmates. The facility grants a safe environment to the Armstrong County community by providing the care and control of the jail's residents.


Belmont Complex

For over 50 years, the Belmont Complex has been a recreational facility that draws over 40,000 residents and visitors alike to the arena, pool and banquet facilities yearly.

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School Districts


Petitions filed in Armstrong County
Apollo Ridge School District
     Apollo Borough, North Apollo Borough, and Kiskiminetas Township in Armstrong County and Young Township and Jacksonville Borough in Indiana County.
Armstrong School District
    REGION I – Bethel Township, Burrell Township, Cadogan Township, Ford City Borough, Ford Cliff Borough, Manor Township, Manorville Borough, North Buffalo Township, and West Kittanning Borough.
     REGION II – Applewold Borough, East Franklin Township, Kittanning Borough, Rayburn Township, Washington Township, West Franklin Township and Worthington Borough.
     REGION III – Atwood Borough, Boggs Township, Cowanshannock Township, Dayton Borough, Elderton Borough, Kittanning Township, Pine Township, Plumcreek Township, Rural Valley Borough, South Bend Township, Valley Township, Wayne Township in Armstrong County and Smicksburg Borough and West Mahoning Township in Indiana County.
Leechburg Area School District
     Gilpin Township and Leechburg Borough in Armstrong County and West Leechburg Borough in Westmoreland County.
Petitions filed in other counties
Freeport Area School District
     Freeport Borough and South Buffalo Township in Armstrong County and Buffalo Township in Butler County – file petitions in Butler County.
Karns City Area School District
     Bradys Bend Township, Perry Township and Sugarcreek Township – file petitions in Butler County.
Kiski Area School District – Region III
     Parks Township – file petitions in Westmoreland County.
Allegheny-Clarion Valley School District – Region I
     Hovey Township and Parker City – file petitions in Clarion County.
Redbank Valley School District
     REGION I – Madison Township, Mahoning Township and South Bethlehem Borough – file petitions in Clarion County.
     REGION III – Redbank Township – file petitions in Clarion County.