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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

February 24
The Great Valley Nature Center board will host a community forum on Thursday, March 2nd, at 7:30 p.m. in the Barn. Parking in the Hollow Road parking lot. Please come and join the conversation, led by Wendy McLean, to discuss the current situation and future for the Great Valley Nature Center. For directions or questions please see the website (www.gvnc.org) or call Sue Staas at (610) 716 5682 or Lyn Hyduke at (610) 999 1865.
February 23
State Representative Duane Milne is offering another Annual Shredding, Recycling and Drug Take-Back Day, Saturday, May 6th, 9–noon at Penn State Great Valley. Paper, flags, electronics, clothing, drugs, and a variety of other items are included. Check the event flyer for inclusions and exclusions.
February 22
The Official Minutes of the January 19, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
February 20
The Township Office was closed for Presidents’ Day, Feb. 20th.
February 13
The Agenda for the February 16, 2017 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
The Official Minutes of the December 15, 2016 Parks & Recreation Board Meeting.
February 9
The Township office was closed February 9 due to the inclement weather, and expects to open on Friday morning.
Seeking proposals for Labor & Equipment Rental for Road Work.
Charlestown Township seeks resident volunteers for Earth Day Spring Roadside Clean-up Saturday April 22, 2017.
The Planning Commission has cancelled its meeting scheduled for February 14, 2017. The next meeting will be held on March 14, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in room 154 of the Great Valley Middle School.
February 7
The Official Minutes of the January 3, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Meeting.
The Official Minutes of the January 3, 2017 Board of Supervisors’ Reorganization 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.
The Annual Report is now available for the year 2016.
The Winter 2017 Newsletter is now online.


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.


Bids & RFPs

Sealed proposals for Labor & Equipment Rental for Road Work, will be received by the Board of Supervisors of Charlestown Township on March 6, 2017 until 12:00 Noon


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

Meeting Agendas

  • Board of Supervisors: February 6
  • Planning Commission: February 14 meeting cancelled.
    Next meeting March 14.
  • Parks & Recreation: February 16

Recent Documents


The hearing for the appeal of the denial of permits for the Spring Oak property has been continued with no date set.
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Devault, PA 19432
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  • The Turnpike bridge over Yellow Springs Road is now completed. The road reopened midday on Friday, October 28th.
  • Road Hazard? Visit the new PennDOT District 6 interactive Customer Care Center or call the Chester County Maintenance office at (484) 340-3200.
  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Milepost 312-319 – Total Reconstruction and Widening Project website.

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