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Colerain Township

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Photo: John Douglass House, ca. 1769, Sproul Road near Route 896, Kirkwood (Colerain Township), Lancaster County, PA. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. Photographed by User:Smallbones (own work), 2013, [cc-by-1.0 (creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed June, 2014.

Colerain Township Photo

Colerain Township municipal offices are located at 1803 Kirkwood Pike, Kirkwood, PA 17536.
Phone: 717‑529‑2570.


Colerain Township was incorporated in 1738 from part of Drumore Township.

Colerain Township [1] is a large community with diverse neighborhoods ranging from rural hillsides to high intensity commercial corridors. With this diversity, the Planning Commission looks at the Township not only as a whole but at a slightly narrower scale of character areas where neighborhoods and developed areas share similar characteristics and issues. These areas are noted as:

  1. McBride Dale Clarion with Colerain Township Trustees, Project Staff and Comprehensive Plan Executive Committee, Colerain Township Comprehensive Plan, 2005.

Nearby Towns: Bart Twp • Drumore Twp • Quarryville Boro •