According to our Southampton Twp. Newsletter...
*There are 25 townships in Bedford County. Southampton Township is the second largest in square miles, but the least populated with only about 12 people per square mile.
*Southampton Twp. is 80 square miles.
*One third of that land is State Forest and State Game Land.
*There is 39 miles of township roads.
*The 2000 Census show 1010 people living in Southampton Twp.
*There are 435 registered voters in Southampton Twp.
*Pennsylvania stands for Penns Woods(because of William Penn) and sylvan, meaning "a forested region".