Saltlick Township

General Character

Saltlick Township is located in the northeastern most portion of the County. The Township is unique in its geography with the Laurel Ridge located in the eastern portion of the Township. The geography of the Township has guided the settlement patterns lending to a pattern of smaller settlements located in the stream valleys. The eastern most portion of the Township is rural with the Laurel Ridge State Park occupying the eastern corner.


Unincorporated Settlements

  • There are five unincorporated settlements in the municipality: 
    • Champion
    • Indianhead
    • Mellcroft
    • Millertown
    • White

Key Attributes

  • Laurel Ridge State Park

Existing Built Area

  • 10% of Township land area
  • The Existing Built areas are clustered throughout the Township in settlements along roadways and in river valleys

Future Growth Areas

  • Growth will occur in isolated pockets throughout the Township within the existing built areas

Rural Villages

  • 3% of Township land area
  • Champion
  • Indianhead
  • Mellcroft
  • Millertown
  • White

Recreation/Cultural Resource Conservation

  • 2% of Township land area
  • Laurel Ridge State Park

Commercial Conservation

  • 1% of Township land area

Agricultural Conservation

  • 8% of Township land area
  • Located throughout the Township

Resource Preservation

  • 39% of Township land area

Land Reclamation

  • 11% of Township land area
  • Seventeen sites throughout the Township

Rural Conservation

  • 26% of Township land area