Please note that only cash, check or money orders can be received at the Township as methods of payment.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection will be conducting the second stage of an investigation related to the release of chemicals referred to as perfluorinated alkyl substances (PFAS) into the groundwater in Newberry Township, York County. Sampling will take place from August 26 through September 3 at up to 31 previously selected wells. Intent to sample letters were mailed August 13 to the respective well owners. The Department requests that those well owners read and respond to the letters by August 22 to aid in the sampling effort.
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program
needed for the Planning Commission.
Please complete the application and return
it to the Township if you are interested.
Take the Yocumtown Exit #33. Make a Left
at the light onto Old Trail Road. Go
approximately 1.1 miles to Newberry Township
Police Building on your right. Turn into the
parking lot and the Township Building is
behind the Newberry Township Police.
83 North - Take the Newberrytown Exit #32. Make a left at the light onto Old Trail Road. Go approximately .2 miles to Rock-It Pizza. Bear Right onto Old Trail Road. Turn left at the NT Police building.
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Events for September:
September 14th - Yard Waste
October 24th - Trick or Treat night 6-8 pm
Meetings for September :
September 23rd - Zoning Hearing Board Meeting 6 pm
September 24th - Public Hearing at 5:30 p.m.. Board of Supervisors Meeting to follow
Do you have a compliment or a complaint with regard to the Township? If so, you may fill out the following form. Please click the following link to download a form to fill out. Compliment/Complaint Form You can either mail it or drop it off at the township building. You may also email it to the Township Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org We value your feedback!
Why Newberry Township?
Township is a growing residential
community situated between Harrisburg
and York. Because of this prime
location, there is easy access to enjoy
all the cultural events offered by both
cities with very little travel, while
living in an area that is suburban to
the city environment. Newberry Township
offers a variety of housing
opportunities for all income levels.
These opportunities include townhouses,
single-family attached and detached
homes, mobile homes, and apartments.
According to the 2010 Census, the
population of the Township was 15,285.
The total area of the Township is 30.7
square miles; 30.4 of which is land and
.3 is water.
History of Newberry Township
Prior to the coming of the first settlers in 1736, Newberry Township was inhabited by Susquehannock Indians. Settlers used the Middletown Ferry to access the west bank of the River and reached what is now Newberry Township, settled throughout the Fishing Creek Valley. Newberry Township was officially laid out by the authority of the court of Lancaster County, in 1742, previous to the erection of York County. It then included within its boundaries nearly all of Fairview Township and the eastern third of Conewago. In 1783, when its boundaries were still unchanged, it contained 33,107 acres of assesed land, had 15 grist and sawmills, and 296 dwelling houses - three more than the town of York then, and more than any other township in the county. The population at this period was 1,704, a large proportion of whom were English Quakers.