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.

Recent News

Mar 21, 2019


The March 25 meeting of the Board of Supervisors has been cancelled.  The  Board  will meet April  4, 2019 beginning at 6:30 PM

Mar 1, 2019

Get Pre-verified for REAL ID without going to the DMV

Representative March Topel is sponsoring an event for pre-verification for application of the pending REAL ID program for PENNDOT. The event will be held on March 21, 2019 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm at Boyertown Middle School East. For more information please click here.

Feb 8, 2019

Maintenance Request for Layfield Road, 663 and Swamp Pike

New Hanover Township is not responsible for maintaining the following roads: Layfield Road, 663 and Swamp Pike. To report any maintenance request please use the following information.

The following state highways are maintained by PennDOT.

  • Layfield and North Charlotte Street
  • Route 663 and Big Road (Route 73)

PennDOT Contact Information: 1-800-Pot-hole

The following county roads are maintained by the County.

  • Swamp Pike
  • Sections of Kulp Road, Deep Creek Road and Henning Road

Montgomery County Roads and Bridges Contact Information: 610-278-3613