Economic Develop.

Economic Development

The Armstrong County Department of Economic Development provides staff to the Armstrong County Industrial Development Council (IDC), a 501(c)(3) non-profit economic development corporation.  By providing tools such as financing, site selection, workforce development assistance and more, the IDC's goals are to improve Armstrong County’s business environment through retention and expansion of existing businesses and attraction of new investment. Click here for more Information.

Conservation Dist.

Conservation District

The Armstrong Conservation District works to restore degraded watersheds, promote sustainable farms, healthy forests, and growing vibrant and sustainable communities. The District will work with many private and public partners for the betterment of our natural resources and the citizens of Armstrong County. The District provides technical, administrative, and financial support through many programs such as the dirt, gravel, low volume roads program; the agricultural lands preservation program; the erosion and sediment pollution control program; the watershed protection and restoration program; and many other outreach efforts of the District



The Armstrong County Jail, which opened in August of 2003, has a capacity of 158 inmates. The facility grants a safe environment to the Armstrong County community by providing the care and control of the jail's residents.


Belmont Complex

For over 50 years, the Belmont Complex has been a recreational facility that draws over 40,000 residents and visitors alike to the arena, pool and banquet facilities yearly.

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The time for filing petitions to get on the ballot ENDED MARCH 9.
Our Municipal Primary Election was May 18.

Unofficial Results WITH WRITE-INS


Information For Write-Ins and Other Candidates

Thank you, Canvass Board

The 2021 Primary Election resulted in nearly 6,000 write-in votes in Armstrong County. To count those votes, a sworn, multipartisan Canvass Board of citizens worked tirelessly from May 21 through June 4. They looked at each and every write-in vote to make sure that it was recorded exactly as the voter intended.

The Armstrong County Board of Elections wishes to thank the dedicated Democratic, Republican, and Independent voters who served on the Canvass Board to get this big job done. The Board also appreciates the patience shown by voters and candidates while results were pending.

What’s next?

The current results are unofficial. Once the results are certified, official write-in winners will be mailed a letter with paperwork for them to accept or reject their nominations. If accepting, they must complete their candidate paperwork. If the office they are running for has a fee, this must be paid. The fees are only assessed for county-wide office ($100/party), magisterial district judge ($100/party), or constable ($10/party).

Write-in winners are determined by two factors:

  1. To be eligible to move on to November, a write-in candidate must have received a minimum number of Primary votes equivalent to the number of signatures he or she would have needed on a nomination petition for that office. The minimum number of signatures/write-in votes is 100 for county-wide offices,10 for most local offices, and 5 for Inspector of Election.
  2. To move on to the November ballot, a write in candidate must be the winner (have the highest total number of votes) in a race where one seat is open, or have enough votes to be among the winners in races where multiple seats are open.

Once everything is finalized, Democratic and Republican winners, including write-in winners who accept their nomination, will move on to the November Municipal Election.

Candidates of Minor Parties and Political Bodies
These candidates may circulate Nomination Papers NOW to get on the November ballot. This year, the nomination papers must be filed with the Armstrong County Election Office by close of business on Monday, August 2. We will be posting further information and a candidate packet for these candidates very soon.

Write-Ins for November
Candidates of any party who are unsuccessful in getting on the ballot by November are welcome to run a write-in campaign in the November Municipal Election. More information on this process will be posted over the summer.


All dates are subject to change without notice.






See the 2021 Primary candidates HERE