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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Public Office Requirements


 Qualification Requirements to Run For Public Office
 Office  Age Residency/Citizenship
President of United States 35 14 yrs. Resident in Nation, Natural Born Citizen
United States Senator 30 Inhabitant of State, 9 yrs. Citizen
Representative in Congress 25 Inhabitant of State, 7 yrs. Citizen 
Governor 30 7 yrs. Inhabitant of State, Citizenship Required
Lt. Governor 30 7 yrs. Inhabitant of State, Citizenship Required
Attorney General 30  7 yrs. Inhabitant of State,
Auditor General    (N O T   S P E C I F I E D)  
State Treasurer    (N O T   S P E C I F I E D)  
Senator in General Assembly  25 4 yrs. Inhabitant of State, 1 yr. Inhabitant of District, 4 yrs. Citizen
Representative in General   21 4 yrs. Inhabitant of State,   Assembly  1 yr. Inhabitant of District 4 yrs. Citizen Justice,
Judge  N/A 1 yr. Resident of District
(Must be Member of Bar of Supreme Court)               Citizenship Required
*County Officer       18 1 yr. Resident of County
(except Home Rule Counties)                                  Citizenship Required
*Third Class City Officer       21 Citizenship Required  
District Justice  18 1 yr. Resident of District
(Must be Member of Bar of Supreme Court                 Citizenship Required Or complete training course)
School Director   18 1 yr. Resident of District, Citizenship Required
*Borough Officer   18 Registered Elector of Borough, Citizenship Required
*Township Officer   18 Registered Elector of Township, Citizenship Required
*Constable   (N O T   S P E C I F I E D)
*Special qualifications apply to offices such as District Attorney, City Controller, Etc. Consult the pertinent laws for more specific information.
Qualifications for Political Party Offices may be obtained from the State or County Committee headquarters.