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Welcome to Hanover Township!

A bustling, valley town just south of Wilkes-Barre tucked between the mountains and the Susquehanna River.

A Safe Place to Call Home

With a strong municipal government, an efficient public works department and a combination of full-time, part-time and volunteer first responders, Hanover Township’s neighborhoods remain clean, safe and family-friendly.

Emergency Services

  • Hanover Township Fire Department

    The Hanover Twp. Fire Dept. is spread out over 6 companies in the township and smaller, outlying communities. The fire department is made up of a combination of paid and volunteer firefighters, and it offers 24-hour service.

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  • Hanover Township Police Department

    The mission of The Hanover Township Police Department is to protect and preserve the lives and property of township residents, to reduce the incidence and fear of crime and enhance public safety. 
  • Hanover Township Community Ambulance Association

    The Hanover Township Ambulance Association serves the township and smaller, neighboring communities. They are certified to perform basic and advanced life support duties.

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There’s a lot to do in this Town.

Whether you love the great outdoors, staying fit, or just grabbing a beer with friends, Hanover Township has something for you. Some prefer to pass the time fishing the mighty Susquehanna. Others walk or jog along the scenic Levee Trail. And some just enjoy kicking back and sampling local craft brews.

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There's Something for Everyone in Hanover Township

Convenient, Efficient and Close to Almost Everything

This historic, working-class town features idyllic neighborhoods in both the low-lying Susquehanna River Plain and the rolling foothills of Penobscot Mountain.

Its location just a few miles from Interstates 80 and 81, State Route 29 and Downtown Wilkes-Barre, place Hanover Township in a position of economic importance.

Courtney Snyder

About the Photographer

Courtney Snyder

Originally from Williamsport, Courtney is a 2019 Marywood grad. She enjoys discovering the often-overlooked beauty of NEPA, making clean Jeeps dirty, and cuddling with her chunky cat, Marley.

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