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Barrett Township is a second class township located in northern Monroe County, Pennsylvania. Nestled in the beautiful Pocono Mountains of northeast Pennsylvania, Barrett Township is a growing community of approximately 4,100 full time residents. With the presence of several popular tourist destinations, resorts, and a thriving commercial and business community, the population present in the Township on a daily basis can often swell to many times that number.

Two Poconos resort communities of Buck Hill Falls and Skytop are located within the township.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 53.2 square miles (137.9 km²), of which, 52.6 square miles (136.2 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.7 km²) of it (1.22%) is water.

Barrett was formed in 1859 from portions of both Paradise Township and Price Township. The Township is bordered on the south by Paradise Township, Price Township to the southeast, and Coolbaugh Township on the west. Barrett Township is bordered by Greene Township in Pike County to the north, and Porter Township in Pike County to the northeast.
Barrett is close enough to the more populous areas of the county to be conveniently accessible, yet it's position within Monroe County provides for a more "small town" sense of community and makes it a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family.
Barrett Township is governed by a five member Board of Supervisors, who are elected by the residents of the Township. The Township Supervisors are available during Township meetings, and may be available at other times as needed. Please call (570) 595-2602 or e-mail Info@BarrettTownship.com to contact the Board of Supervisors.

Upcoming Supervisor Meetings

Wed Aug 21, 2019 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Workshop (Open to Public)
Thu Aug 22, 2019 @ 6:00PM - 07:00PM
Pocono Area Recreation Commission
Wed Aug 28, 2019 @ 8:00AM -
Supervisor Meeting (AM) (Open to Public)
Wed Sep 04, 2019 @ 5:30PM - 06:30PM
Barrett Township Planning Commission Meeting (if needed to discuss submitted plans)
Sat Sep 07, 2019 @ 8:00AM - 12:00PM
Township Cleanup 2019
Wed Sep 11, 2019 @ 5:30PM -
Supervisor Meeting (PM) (Open to Public)

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    Rick always does an excellent job detailing my cars. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
     
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    Nathan Covington 08.07.2019 08:52
    @Paul - Contact the Barrett Township Maintenance Department - John Seese @ 570-595-7866
     
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    Paul 05.07.2019 17:16
    Hi Can you tell me who to talk to about getting a speed bump on a barrett twp road?
     
  • Barrett Township Municipal Building

    Nathan Covington 01.07.2019 08:08
    @Jessie - No "public" parking areas that I am aware of. You'll likely want to make friends with someone ...
     
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    Jessie 30.06.2019 20:37
    Does anyone know if (or who to contact) about public parking lots for overnight parking? Just moved to ...
     
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    Nathan Covington 09.06.2019 08:31
    @Patricia - can you email me (editor@barrettcommunity.com) with more details about the crime you are ...
     
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    Patricia MacCabe 07.06.2019 14:34
    WE NEED POLICE! We are being over run with stealing, aggressive driving, and crime. What was once ...
     
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    Tina 04.06.2019 08:54
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  • Barrett Township Maintenance Department

    Nate Covington 20.05.2019 09:51
    Answers: 1. Assuming it is not a State road (e.g. PennDot), talk to the Township administration to ...

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