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 -- Fall 2014 (630 kb 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)
Claims for Plowing Damage
The Township has adopted a policy on claims for plowing damages. The policy and the claim form are available at the Forms section of this site.
Keystone Collections Group Announcement
Keystone Collections Group has mailed the 2014 local earned income tax returns and instructions to the taxpayers in the Township. For further information, see the attached announcement
Deputy Tax Collector Needed
The Schuylkill Township Tax Collector seeks a Deputy Tax Collector. More information is available at the notice page.
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 9:30 a.m.
Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company
Valley Park Road
Partnering with Nature
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Schuylkill Township Hall
Ways to Get the Best Return on Environment
It’s difficult to have a strong economy without open space and healthy natural systems. Nature’s financial benefits are generally not well-understood and often undervalued in policy debates and investment decisions. A growing body of evidence shows that nature affects our economy, quality of life, health and cost of living.
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.
To volunteer for a position in the Township, please use the Volunteer Application form.