Cumberland County Towns and Townships


Most of the information on Cumberland County Boroughs and Townships is limited to present day Cumberland County. In the early days, 1750-1820, other townships were included in Cumberland. A history of townships in Cumberland is listed below.


Boroughs and Townships of Cumberland County



Townships 1-6 were formed from the original East Pennsborough Twp; 7-9 from the original Middleton Twp; 10-15 from the original West Pennsborough Twp; 16-22 from the original Hopewell Twp.

County Map

Borough

Year
Established

Parent Township

Notes

Camp Hill

1885

East Pennsborough
Lower Allen
Hampden


Carlisle

1783

Middleton

Laid out, 1751

Mechanicsburg

1828

Silver Spring
Allen

Founded
early 1800's

Mt Holly Springs

1873

South Middleton


Lemoyne

1905

Lower Allen


Newburg

1861

Hopewell


New Cumberland

1831

Allen


Newville

1817

Newton

Laid out, 1790

Shippensburg

1819

Shippensburg

Settled 1733

Shiremanstown

1874

Lower Allen


West Fairview

1910

East Pennsborough

Laid out, 1815
Remerged with East Pennsborough Twp, 1 Jan 1998.

Wormleysburg

1908

East Pennsborough

Laid out, 1815



History of Earlier Cumberland Townships



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