James Silver was an early settler in the area now known as Silver Spring Township which was organized as a Township bearing his name in 1757. The Township is situated on major east-west and north-south transportation routes, and shares the rich Revolutionary and Civil War heritage of the region. This strategic location continues to offer benefits that attract residential, industrial, and commercial development to the municipality. The Township is comprised of 33.6 square miles with a population of 13,657 (2010 Census). As a Township of the Second Class, Silver Spring Township is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors. Municipal services include Administration, Police, Highway, Building and Zoning, Sanitary Sewer and Recreation.




- 11/26 UPDATE: Woods Drive and 114 Traffic Signal
- Penn Waste Holiday Collection Schedule
- Committee Openings - Effective November, 2014
- Tentative 2015 Budget
- Silver Spring Township Snow Policy



Board of Supervisors
Please (Click Here) for the latest tentative agenda, motions made, and meeting dates for the Board of Supervisor and other Township Committee Meetings.

velopment, Parks & Recreation, Public Sa Public Works, Sewer, Trash & Recycling.


Did you know that Silver Spring Township...

  Has 74 miles of Township roads and 40 miles of State roads.
  Is home to the Cumberland Valley School District campus and the Cumberland Perry Area Vocational Technical School.
  Has 13 churches within its boundaries.
  Is bordered along its western and northern boundaries by the Appalachian Trail.
  Is traversed by three major streams: the Conodoguinet Creek, Hogestown Run, and Trindle Spring Run.
  Includes the villages of Hogestown and New Kingstown.
  Has 232 acres of parkland.
  Is situated within 25 miles of nine colleges and universities.

Has a post office located in New Kingstown.



Silver Spring Township: 8 Flowers Drive, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050 (click here) for a map
Phone: 717-766-0178 FAX: 717-766-1696 Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm