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About Us

The Volunteer Fire Company serves all of Hepburn Township and parts of Lycoming Township in its first due coverage area. We also serves as a mutual aid department to Loyalsock Township, Trout Run, Old Lycoming Township, Ralston, and many others.  Our fire company provides fire suppression, rescue operations, and emergency medical services among many others to our communities.


Our Goals

The Hepburn Township Volunteer Fire Company seeks to provide protection and safety for our citizens and visitors by preparing and promoting fire prevention, education, and by preserving life, property, and the environment through fire suppression, rescue operations, emergency medical services, and the correct handling of hazardous material incidents while at the same time, recognizing our people as the key to success in a "World Class Organization."

We Thank You!

Hepburn Township Volunteer Fire Company thanks the citizens of Hepburn and Lycoming Township for their support of our fire company!


Without you, what we do would not be possible.


Township Specifications

Hepburn Township is at the center of Lycoming County and is bordered by Gamble Township to the north, Eldred Township to the east and Loyalsock Township to the south. The western border with Lewis and Lycoming townships.

We cater to a total area of 16.8 square miles (43.4 km2), of which 0.10 square miles (0.25 km2), or 0.58%, are water. The township drains west to Lycoming Creek, which flows south. The township's unincorporated communities include Balls Mills, Cogan Station, Haleeka, Hepburn Heights, Hepburnville, and Powys (also in Lewis Township.) Its northern boundary area is on Jacoby Mountain. Route 973 crosses the township east-to-west and interchanges with U.S. Route 15 just across the Lycoming Creek from Cogan Station. Other local roads of note are Blooming Grove Road, Lycoming Creek Road (the old 15,) Pleasant Hill Road/Pleasant Valley Road, Rose Valley Road, and Smokey Corner Road.

Our coverage area houses 2,836 people and counting, 1,082 households, and 840 families are residing in the township. The population density was 170.4 people per square mile (65.8/km2). There were 1,138 housing units at an average density of 68.4/sq mi (26.4/km2).

There were 1,082 households, out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.7% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.3% were non-families. 18.1% of all households were made up of individuals, and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out, with 25.5% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 99.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.8 males.

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