In 1832 the postal address of New Hanover was called “Swamp Churches.” The village had a Lutheran church, a German Reformed church, a post office, a tanyard, 2 taverns, 2 stores, and 8 dwellings.

Public Works

Road Maintenance

This page will include announcements on our Road Improvement Plan - which roads we will be resurfacing along with the method used and the timeline for improvements. All dates are weather permitting


  • Ludwig Road – From Gilbertsville Golf Course to Route 73, the week of June 17
  • Sassmansville Road – From Middle Creek Road to Hoffmansville Road, the week of June 24

 Chip Seal

  • Henning Road – From Deep Creek to Hill Road, the week of May 27

 Fog Seal

The week of May 27

  • Bow Lane – From Township Line to cul-de-sac
  • Gail Drive – From Bow Lane to cul-de-sac
  • St. Anthony Way – From Kleman Road to cul-de-sac
  • Woodland Way – From Sunny Ridge Road to Bow Lane
  • Sunny Ridge Road – From Township Line to cul-de-sac
  • Shady Lane – From Buchert Road to cul-de-sac
  • Cinderella Court – From Township Line Road to cul-de-sac
Road Side Spray

Residents who do not want their wooded areas sprayed with herbicide must notify Dennis Flynn, Public Works Director. You will be required to maintain that area yourselves. If you do not take care of them they will be sprayed by the Public Works Department.