Scott Township is located in the North Central area of Lackawanna County. As of the 2010 census the total population was 4903. The township has a total area of 27.6 square miles. This particular region makes up part of the extreme eastern edge of the Endless Mountainsdissected plateau. These creeks—Rush Brook, Kennedy, South Branch Tunkhannock, and Hull—and larger bodies of water like Chapman Lake, Heart Lake, Griffin Reservoir, Peaceful Valley Pond, and Graves Pond account for 0.39 square miles Approximately the southern quarter of the township and a very small northeast corner drain into the Lackawanna River, with the rest of the watershed trending west eventually into the Susquehanna River many miles upstream from the confluence of the two.
Planning Commission The Scott Township Planning Commission reviews subdivisions, Land Developments and conditional use applications. After review of the applications for conformity to the ordinance, they recommend passage or denial […]