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Colerain Township

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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

John Douglas House

Photo: John Douglas House, circa 1769, located at Sproul Road, south of Pennsylvania Route 896. Birthplace of PA Governor William Sprou. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. Photographed by User:Smallbones (own work), 2013, [cc-by-1.0, public domain), accessed August, 2017.

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 •