New Hanover Township is a township in Montgomery County. A semi-rural residential community located east of Pottstown in Western Montgomery County. The Township has experienced a 48% increase in population in the past ten years, and is the 38th fastest growing township out of 2,500 townships in the Commonwealth.
The population was 10,939 at the 2010 census.95.3% White, 1.2% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 2.0% Asian, and 1.2% were two or more races. 1.6% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry.
In the early eighteenth century, another name was attached to this area. It was called "Falckner's Swamp" after Daniel Falckner who was an attorney for the Frankfort Land Company. In 1700, through a series of protests and arguments, Daniel Falckner managed to gain complete control of the Frankfort lands.
New Hanover was incorporated in 1741 as a township.
New Hanover Community Park is one of the many parks found in the township
New Hanover is part of the Boyerton School District
New Hanover Township Communities
Frederick (also in Upper Frederick Township)
New Hanover Square
Sassamansville (also in Douglass Township)
New Hanover Township website