Swamp isn’t “Swampy.” The historical name for the village that lies at the intersection of Swamp Pike and Rt. 663 (North Charlotte Street) was “Swamp,” an English corruption of the German Schwam—for meadows, lowlands.

Recent News

Sep 18, 2019

Community Workshop - Comprehensive Plan Update

Please plan on attending a workshop being hosted on November 13 at the Township municipal building beginning at 6:00 PM to provide input and preferences to be incorporated into long term planning for future growth and development in the Township.

Sep 10, 2019

U.S. Small Business Administration Offers Disaster Assistance to those affected by Flash Flooding

U.S. Small Business Administration Offers Disaster Assistance to Businesses and Residents affected by the Flash Flooding on July 11, 2019.

For more information please click the News Release

Sep 9, 2019

Employment Opportunities

New Hanover Township (population 13,000), Montgomery County, PA seeks an experienced leader to serve as its Public Works Director.   Click here for more information on this job and another one.

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Sep 6, 2019

Route 663 Paving

PennDOT will be milling and paving Route 663 (Layfield Road) between Route 73 (Big Road) and Hill Road from Sunday, September 8, through Friday, September 13, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM to 5:00 AM.

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Sep 5, 2019

Comprehensive Plan Survey Open

Are you interested in helping plan your community's next 20 years?  Click here to fill out a survey to help us with our Comprehensive Plan.  Then, check out our Comprehensive Planning page for more details.

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Apr 29, 2019

Bridge Improvements

Are you curious about the upcoming bridge improvements in the Township?  Click here for more information.