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Orrstown Borough

Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Borough municipal offices are located at 10313 Rowe Run Road, Orrstown PA 17244.
Phone: 717‑532‑3927.


Beginnings [1]

Orrstown was incorporated from Southampton Township in 1847. Settled in 1783 and called Southampton when the town plot was surveyed for John and William Orr, in 1834. But a year later the name was changed in honor of the founders.

  1. Godcharles, Frederic A., Litt.D., Chronicles of Central Pennsylvania, 1944, Lewis Historical Publishing, Inc., New York