Upper Yoder Township is located in the southwest corner of Cambria County and borders Westmoreland and Somerset Counties. It is situated at the foothills of the Laurel Mountains and is a mix of both rural and residential development. The Southwest section is mostly farmlands punctuated with rolling hills and mountain ridges.
The Township is 11.7 square miles in area with 24.48 miles of accepted Township Roadways and traversed by several major highways. The population of the Township as of the last 2010 year Census is 5,449, however, the daytime population swells to approx. 10,000 people.
The Township is governed by a five-person elected Board of Supervisors which meets at the Township Municipal Building, 110 Sunray Drive., Suite 1, Johnstown, PA 15905 every third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Further information can be obtained at the Township Office (814) 255-5243. Office hours are 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.