The first known deed issued in New Hanover was for 200 acres to Johannes Schneider, December 9, 1718. The site is now the Gilbertsville Golf Course.

Interested in Volunteering?  Emergency Management Coordinator Needed

New Hanover Township is searching for an interested volunteer to help the Township as its Emergency Management Coordinator.  The Emergency Management Coordinator receives monthly training with the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety to help prepare for potential emergencies in the community and is responsible for technical and administrative duties in conjunction with the Township's Emergency Operations Plan.   If you are interested, please email Jamie Gwynn at