Hanover Township is located in northeastern Pennsylvania along the Eastern Bank of the Susquehanna River in the heart of the scenic Wyoming Valley. Hanover Township is one of the original Connecticut Townships laid out by the Susquehannah Company.
The present Hanover Township is bordered on the Northeast by the city of Wilkes-Barre, on the South West by the city of Nanticoke on the North West by the Susquehanna River and extends to the top of the mountain on the East. The Township covers an area of 21 square miles and has a population of over 12,000.
Hanover Township has many industries, which employ thousands of people from the township and surrounding areas. The businesses located in the Hanover Industrial Park constitute the major employers of Hanover Township. A new state-of-the-art Industrial Park "Hanover Crossing" on Middle Road is currently under construction.
Hanover Township is a thriving progressive community with diverse industry, housing, recreation, improved roads, quality schools, public buildings, growing shopping areas and elected officials that are optimistic about its future. Hanover Township is a great place to live.
|Address ||Township of Hanover |
1267 Sans Souci Parkway
Hanover Township, PA 18706
|Phone ||570-825-8522 |
|Fax ||570-825-1242 |
|Website ||www.hanovertownship.org |
|E-mail ||N/A |
|Population ||12,000 |
|Square Miles ||21 |
|Name of Chairman ||Albert J. Bagusky |
|Congressional District ||11th |
|Legislative District ||119th, Rep. John T. Yudichak |
121st, Kevin Blaum
|Type of Government ||First Class Township |
Board of Commissioners
|School District ||Hanover Area School District |
|Public Library ||N/A |
|Range of Housing Costs ||N/A |
|Property Tax Rate ||35 mills |
|Cable ||Service Electric Cable Vision |
|Gas ||PG Energy |
|Electric ||PPL Utilities, Inc. |
|Water ||Pennsylvania-American Water Company |
|Waste Removal ||Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority (Sewage) |