Township municipal offices are located at 889 Alleghenyville Road, Mohnton, PA 19540; phone: 717-445-6683.
Originally part of Lancaster County, Brecknock was settled around 1729 and was incorporated in 1741. It was named for the Brecknock county and town in Wales. When Berks County was formed, the township was split. It's "sibling" remains today as Brecknock Twp, Lancaster County.