Patton Township is a township in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 11,420 at the 2000 census. Patton Township was established in 1794 and named after Colonel John Patton, who co-owned the Centre Furnace, along with Colonel Samuel Miles.
Patton Township is served by the Patton Township Police Department and Alpha Fire Company. Alpha Fire Company maintains one of its two substations in Patton Township.