Schwammer Thor —Swamp Door” the ancient name for a narrow pass between giant boulders on the Swamp Pike near Schaffer Road.

Recent News

Jan 23, 2020

Authority Utility Bill Online Payment

New Hanover Township Authority has changed online payments to Xpress Bill Pay. For more information on how it works and create an account click here.  

Jan 13, 2020

Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission Meeting for Town Center Project

The Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission will conduct a joint meeting specific to the proposed Town Center project. The meeting will be held at the New Hanover Township Recreation Center (2373 Hoffmansville Road, Frederick PA 19435) on January 27, 2020 beginning at 6:30PM. 

Jan 3, 2020

Household Hazaardous Waste & Tire Collections

Montgomery County residential household hazardous waste and tire collection schedules are available at the Township office or by visiting or by calling the recycling line at 610 278-3618.

Dec 5, 2019

EHB Transcripts (NHT v. PADEP) (October 2019)

Click the links below if you're interested in reading the transcripts from the Township's appeal to the Environmental Hearing Board in October 2019.

EHB - New Hanover v. PADEP (Full)

EHB - New Hanover v. PADEP (Mini)

Dec 5, 2019

Christmas Tree Drop Off Locations (2019-2020)

Christmas tree drop off locations from December 26, 2019 thru January 17, 2020:  Recreation Center (2373 Hoffmansville Road) and New Hanover Volunteer Fire and Rescue (2154 Swamp Pike).  Residents can also drop off trees at Hetrick Gardens (2620 Swamp Pike) on January 4 and 11 from 9-11 AM and at any time by appointment.