About Lower Swatara Township

Lower Swatara Township is located in Dauphin County, South Central Pennsylvania, six miles outside of Harrisburg City, along the Susquehanna river. Lower Swatara is comprised of residential, commercial, industrial, educational, agricultural and government properties. The Township is 14.6 square miles surrounded by Middletown Borough, Derry Township, Swatara Township, Highspire Borough, Londonderry Township, Steelton Borough and Cumberland County. The population is 8,149 as of the 2000 census.

  • Miles of Roads: Twp. - 40 miles State - 20 miles
  • Solicitor: Peter R. Henninger
  • Township Tax Rate: 3.27

 

Directions to The Township Office

FROM PHILADELPHIA:
Travel West on Pennsylvania Turnpike to exit 19, Harrisburg East. After tollbooth, bear right onto I-283 East, take the first exit which is Harrisburg International Airport. The exit ramp will split, stay to the right which is Route 441. At the end of the exit ramp there is a stop sign, turn right, Township Building is on the left about 1/2 mile.

FROM PITTSBURGH AND POINTS WEST:
Travel East on Pennsylvania Turnpike to exit 19, Harrisburg East. After tollbooth, bear right onto I-283 East. Once on 283 East take the first exit which is the Harrisburg International Airport. The exit ramp will split, stay to the right which is Route 441. At the end of the exit ramp there is a stop sign, turn right, Township Building is on the left about 1/2 mile.

 

FROM LANCASTER:
Travel West on 283 to Union St. Exit. Bear to the right at the stop sign. Go a short distance to the red light. Turn Left onto Fulling Mill road, continue to the light. Turn left onto Oberlin Rd., continue to "T" in the road. Turn right onto Spring Garden Drive. Continue less than 1/2 mile, Township Building is on the left.

FROM HERSHEY:
Travel 422 West. Take the Hummelstown/Middletown exit. At stop sign turn left. At first traffic light turn Right. Go to next light and turn left onto Middletown Rd. Follow signs to 283 West (several miles) Turn left onto 283 Ramp. Take 1st exit Union St./441 exit. Bear to the right at the stop sign, go a short distance to the red light and turn Left onto Fulling Mill Rd. Turn Left at traffic light. Go to stop sign and turn Right onto Spring Garden Drive. Continue less than 1/2 mile. Township Building is on the left.

FROM HARRISBURG:
Take 83 North to 283 South. Take the last exit before the turnpike which is 283 East. On 283 East take the first exit, which is Harrisburg International Airport. The exit ramp will split, stay to the right which is Route 441. At the end of the exit ramp there is a stop sign, turn right, Township Building is on the left about 1/2 mile.

UPCOMING EVENTS

January 23

7 PM

Zoning Hearing Board

January 24

7 PM

Planning Commission Mtg.

January 28

7 PM

Municipal Authority Mtg.

February 2

10 AM

Woodridge Homeowners' Association Mtg.

February 6

7 PM

Board of Commissioners' Workshop Mtg.

Feburary 18

Presidents' Day -- Twp. Offices closed for business

February 20

6:30 P.M.

Public Hearing on behalf of DHK Harrisburg re: a text amendment to change a portion of the Jednota property from Residential Urban and Industrial Park Limited to Industrial Park

February 20

7 PM

Board of Commissioners' Legislative Mtg.

 

 

 

 

Lower Swatara Township - 1499 Spring Garden Drive - Middletown, PA 17057 - (717) 939-9377 - (717) 939-5682 Fax

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