The first fire company in New Hanover was the “Fagleysville Fire Company” established about 1920 - it burned soon thereafter.

Recent News

Feb 13, 2020

2020 United States Census

The 2020 census is underway.  It is important that everyperson in the U.S. be counted since it affects funding for services and how we plan for our future.  Mailers will be mailed late March to each household and can be returned by mail, by phone or online.  If the mailer is not returned by late April, a census taker may visit your home.  Please be sure to require identification before providing any information and be respectful.  Also, the Census Bureau is recruiting persons to fill various part time positions, offering flexible hours and paid at an hourly rate.  For more information please call 1-855-562-2020

Jan 27, 2020

Swamp Pike Sewer Main Replacement Project

New Hanover Township Authority will be replacing the sanitary sewer main in Swamp Pike, between Rosenberry Road and New Hanover Square Road. This construction is expected to commence the week of January 27, 2020 with a final completion date of April 28, 2020.

For more information click here.

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)

Feb 4, 2020

Private Well Water Trial

Water, Health and Applied Microbiology Lab at Temple University is performing a Wells and Enteric Disease Transmission Trail. If you a resident of Montgomery County, have a private well, and children three years younger you could be eligible to take part in this trail.

For more information click here

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.