is located along the Schuylkill River
on the eastern border of Chester County
in southeastern Pennsylvania.
The township covers 9.44 square miles.
Population at the 2010 census was 8,516.
The Schuylkill River forms the township's
northern boundary, and Mount Misery
(also known as Valley Forge Mountain)
is the southern boundary. To the east is
Valley Forge National Historical Park.
The Borough of Phoenixville lies to the north
111 Valley Park Road
111 Valley Park Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460-5766
Emergencies, dial 911
Non-emergency calls, 24 hours a day - 610-935-2440
Police administrative issues - 610-933-5820
The Police Department is open from 7:30 am to 3:00 pm, M-F
Township Office e-mail
Directions to Township Hall
Boards and Commissions
meeting schedule for 2015 (PDF)
Township Directory (pdf)
Township Newsletter -- Spring 2015 (3.97mb PDF)
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Changes in the Collection of Earned Income Taxes
Act 32 of 2008 amends the Local Tax Enabling Act to require the county-wide consolidated collection of earned income tax (EIT). See the attached notice for details.
The Chester Tax Collection Committee (CTCC) recently appointed Keystone Collections Group to serve as the Earned Income Tax (EIT) and Local Services Tax (LST) collector for school and municipal taxing authorities within Chester County. More information >>>
Please note that taxes being filed by residents or businesses with Keystone Collections should contain the correct Political Subdivision (PSD) codes. For reference, use this listing from the PA Department of Community & Economic Development of codes for every school district in Pennsylvania.
Information for Residents
Board of Supervisors
Building and Planning
Township Fee Schedule
Local Information and History
Maps and Regional Planning
2015 Schedule of Township Meetings and Events (PDF)
Long-Term Road Closure
Rte. 23/Valley Forge Road over Pickering Creek
April 20 through late 2015
Route 23 over Pickering Creek will be closed for bridge replacement work from April 20 through late 2015. Details and a map of the vicinity are available at this information page.
Save the Date
Our little community of Schuylkill Township is a cross road – not only today for commuters but also for major events in our country’s history. Join us at the Phoenixville Country Club on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at 7:30 p.m. as Sean Moir, nationally known historian and animated map maker, presents Schuylkill Township and the Philadelphia Campaign of 1777. Combining his software and GIS skills with his personal interest in history, he will use animated battle maps highlighting Colonial-era roads, taverns and churches in our region and discuss its valuable role in the Revolutionary War.
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