is located along the Schuylkill River
on the eastern border of Chester County
in southeastern Pennsylvania.
The township covers 9.44 square miles.
Population at the 2010 census was 8,516.
The Schuylkill River forms the township's
northern boundary, and Mount Misery
(also known as Valley Forge Mountain)
is the southern boundary. To the east is
Valley Forge National Historical Park.
The Borough of Phoenixville lies to the north
111 Valley Park Road
111 Valley Park Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460-5766
Emergencies, dial 911
Non-emergency calls, 24 hours a day - 610-935-2440
Police administrative issues - 610-933-5820
The Police Department is open from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, M-F
Township Office e-mail
Directions to Township Hall
Boards and Commissions
meeting schedule for 2014 (PDF)
Township Directory (pdf)
Township Newsletter -- Fall 2013 (3.3 mb PDF)
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Changes in the Collection of Earned Income Taxes
Act 32 of 2008 amends the Local Tax Enabling Act to require the county-wide consolidated collection of earned income tax (EIT). See the attached notice for details.
The Chester Tax Collection Committee (CTCC) recently appointed Keystone Collections Group to serve as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Services Tax (LST) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within Chester County. More information >>>
Please note that taxes being filed by residents or businesses with Keystone Collections should contain the correct Political Subdivision (PSD) codes. For reference, use this listing from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development of codes for every school district in Pennsylvania.
Information for Residents
Board of Supervisors
Building and Planning
Township Fee Schedule
Local Information and History
Maps and Regional Planning
2014 Schedule of Township Meetings and Events (PDF)
Thousand Cankers Disease Detected in Chester County Trees;
Agriculture Department Enacts Wood Quarantine
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has found the Thousand Canker Disease in the Walnut trees in Southern Chester County. As in Bucks County in 2011, a quarantine has been put in place for the movement of wood products from Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, and Philadelphia counties. More information is available here.
September 10, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Phoenixville Country Club
Mike McGrath, host of the nationally syndicated public radio show ‘You Bet Your Garden’ © which airs every Saturday at 11am on WHYY-FM (90.9) in Philadelphia, has been a proud maker of black gold since 1985 and has learned quite a bit about the nature and science of composting. Join us as he reveals why compost is the answer to virtually every garden question. This is a must-attend for every gardener in the township!
Volunteer Opportunity --
Environmental Advisory Council
The Schuylkill Township Environmental Advisory Council is taking applications for one open seat. More information is available at this information page.
West End Fire Company #3 is STILL your ambulance service
Letter from Chief Jason Cole, Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company, about West End Ambulance continuing to
provide rescue services in Schuylkill Township.
To volunteer for a position in the Township, please use the Volunteer Application form.
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Last Update: September 1, 2014