Township of Hanover

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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.

Facts

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
Phone: 570-831-2300
Public Library N/A
Range of Housing Costs N/A
Property Tax Rate 35 mills

Utilities

Cable Service Electric Cable Vision
Phone: 800-232-9100
Gas PG Energy
Phone: 570-829-3461
Electric PPL Utilities, Inc.
Phone: 570-821-5823
UGI Electric
Phone: 570-830-1218
Water Pennsylvania-American Water Company
Phone: 570-825-7100
Waste Removal Wyoming Valley Sanitary Authority (Sewage)
Phone: 570-825-0366
Last Updated: 01/23/08 10:32:16
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