On February 19, 1838 Revolutionary War veteran John Hill was buried at New Hanover Lutheran Church with full military honors. The Third Troop of Montgomery County Cavalry (Swamp Light Horse) fired a volley over the grave.


Voting and Polling Places

Montgomery County's Voter Services Office is responsible for the election process in the county.  We've provided a summary of the department and link to their website for more information below.  

Voter Services maintains and updates the voter registration records of Montgomery County which currently number over 540,000 eligible voters. This includes tracking relevant information changes of individual voters by coordinating efforts with the United States Postal Service, PennDOT, the Pennsylvania Department of State, and other counties in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. In addition, the Voter Services Office, under the County's Board of Elections, manages elections, establishes polling sites, prints ballots, programs voting machines, processes absentee ballots and maintains candidates' filings of campaign expense reports. 
  • New Hanover 1 - St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 1809 Hoffmansville Road, Sassamansville
  • New Hanover 2 - New Hanover Lutheran Church, 2941 Lutheran Road, Gilbertsville
  • New Hanover 3 - New Hanover Volunteer Fire & Rescue Station, 2154 Swamp Pike, Gilbertsville