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Welcome to Dickinson Township

Dickinson Township is located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Its history revolves around farms, the schools, churches, mills, stores, blacksmith shops and the businesses that supplied them as well as the industries of the mountains which developed the natural resources of wood, iron ore, sand, clay and phosphorous.

Trick-or-Treat Night

October 30th from 6pm to 8pm


  • Tuesday, October 7
  • Monday, October 13
  • Tuesday, October 28
  • Wednesday, October 22


As of June 16, 2014 until September 30, 2014, the Enck’s Mill Road Bridge will be closed to all traffic.


At the May 19, 2014 Board of Supervisors meeting, the Board approved bids for this summer’s projects.

Please be cautious and patient as the road crew and contractors work along these roads.

The following roads are scheduled for some milling, base repair, minor reconstruction and resurfacing:

Ball Park Drive - Goodyear Road to State Route 34

Montsera Road - South of Enck’s Mill Road to State Route 174 and West Yellow Breeches Road

Stonehouse Road - Entire Roadway from State Route 11 to State Route 465

Stuart Road - Dannah Drive to State Route 174

Peach Glen Road – From Rt. 34 to the Adams County line

The following roads will be resurfaced:

Ballpark Drive, Beverly Court, Dannah Drive, Heritage Court, McCoy Lane (section), Minich Drive, Nelson Drive, Rapuano Way, Sandy Bottom Road, Seneca Circle, Stonehouse Road, Stuart Road (section), Tioga Lane.


Serving on the Park & Recreation Committee The Dickinson Township Park & Recreation Committee is seeking volunteers to serve on their advisory board. Members organize community events, help shape the recreation plans of the township, make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors on operating and capital budget needs for recreation, and enhance recreation opportunities for residents.

Applicants are expected to have an interest in developing and supporting township parks and recreational facilities. Formal education in the field in not necessary. Members are appointed by the Board of Supervisors for a term of five years.

Please email the Township Manager, Laura Portillo, at with a short letter of intent and a resume if interested. Any questions may also be directed to the Manager.


Dickinson Township’s Board of Supervisors is looking for township residents to volunteer on three task force groups to review the proposed draft zoning ordinance and make recommendations to the Board about the ordinance.

Interested residents should contact Laura Portillo, Township Manager, at 717-486-7424 or via email at

To review the draft Zoning and Saldo Ordinances, click HERE.

CDs of the draft ordinances are available at the Township office for $3.00 each.
Paper copies are available for 0.25 cents per page ($80.50 for Zoning, $24.50 for Saldo)

Want to review other township’s zoning ordinances? Click on one of the links below:

West Pennsboro Township

Penn Township

Southampton Township

Shippensburg Township

South Newton Township

CD copies of the Comprehensive Plan are available at the Township building.
2012 Audit Report

2011 Audit Report

Upcoming Meetings/Events

September 22 - Park & Recreation
September 23 - Municipal Authority
October 6 - Board of Supervisors
October 7 - Budget Meeting
October 8 - Planning Commission
October 13 - Budget Meeting 2
October 20 - Board of Supervisors
October 22 - Budget Meeting 3
October 27 - Park & Recreation
October 28 - Budget Meeting 4

Dickinson Township

219 Mountain View Road
Mt. Holly Springs, PA 17065
Ph. (717) 486-7424
Fax (717) 486-8412

Business Hours

Monday - Friday
7:00 am to 3:30 pm

PA State Police

1538 Commerce Avenue
Carlisle, PA 17015


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2014 Holiday Closings

January 1 - New Year's Day
April 18 - Good Friday
May 20 - Primary Election Day
May 26 - Memorial Day
July 4 - Independence Day
September 1 - Labor Day
November 4 - Election Day
November 11 - Veteran's Day
November 27 - Thanksgiving
November 28 - Thanksgiving
December 25 - Christmas
December 26 - Christmas