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  Charlestown Township!

Our township is about 25 miles west of Philadelphia and very close to Valley Forge National Historical Park. It is rich in the history of Pennsylvania. The township is about 12.515 square miles (8,010 acres) in area.

Latest News

May 23
The Chester County Agricultural Development Council has just released its new 2017 Local Farm Products Guide. The guide is available in English and Spanish.
The Official Minutes of the April 20, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
May 22
The Charlestown Historical Society will have a ceremony on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Charlestown Revolutionary Cemetery.
A Public Hearing is scheduled for June 5 to consider passage of an ordinance pertaining to the definition, regulation, and serviceability of alternative energy systems.
Public Bids are being accepted until 11:00 a.m., July 7 for the sale of two parcels of the former Auchincloss property.
May 17
The Agenda for the May 18, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
May 4
The Chester County Planning Commission will be conducting a public workshop in an effort to gather input on transportation issues and opportunities in this region from 5 p.m.–8 p.m. May 25 at the Colonial Theatre, 227 Bridge St., Phoenixville.
The Official Minutes of the April 3, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
May 3
Due to a lack of applications, the May 9th Planning Commission meeting has been canceled. The next meeting will be held on the regular date in June, which is June 13th.
The Amended 2017 Budget is now online.
The Spring 2017 Newsletter is now online.
Because of potential vacation conflicts, the July 3rd Supervisors’ Meeting has been moved to July 10, 7:00 p.m. at the Great Valley Middle School choral room.
The conditional use hearing for Donald and Elizabeth Andersen is being continued on June 5th.
May 1
PennDOT is planning a multi-phase, two-year project to remediate the sinkhole problem on Route 29 between Yellow Springs Road and the Pennsylvania Turnpike slip ramp. Parts of the road will be closed this summer and next.
The Phoenixville Regional Planning Comittee (PRPC) has created a survey to help you plan the future. A workshop will be held at the Kimberton Fire Company on Thursday, June 22, 7 PM.
April 25
Chester County’s Department of Drug & Alcohol Services is raising community awareness for National Prescription Drug Take Back Day taking place on Saturday, April 29th. The service provides temporary locations for the disposal of prescription drugs while educating the public.
The Agenda for the May 1, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
February 6
Welcome to our redesigned Website! Links to topics now reside at the bottom of each page. Links to recent topics appear on the home page. The new pages will respond to mobile devices and you can check items like agendas, meetings, even trail locations and maps from your smart phone or tablet.


Eagle Scouts – Pickering Trail

Max Stillwell with his Eagle Scout Project, completed with help from Troop 67, a 16′ bridge over a large gully on the Pickering Creek Trail near the Ice Dam.

Devault Trail

The final version of the Devault Trail Feasibility Study has been added to our Trails section.


Meeting Agendas

  • Board of Supervisors: May 1
  • Planning Commission: May 9 meeting cancelled.
    Next meeting: June 13.
  • Parks & Recreation: May 18

Recent Documents

Bids & RFPs

Public Bids are being accepted until 11:00 a.m. July 7 for the sale of two parcels of the former Auchincloss property.


The conditional use hearing originally scheduled for May 1 to hear a request by Donald and Elizabeth Andersen for construction of a driveway within two feet of high ground water elevation is being continued on June 5th.
A hearing for the appeal of the denial of permits for the Spring Oak property has been continued with no date set.


Dividing a property? Our new Sketch Plan Fact Sheet will point you in the right direction.
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