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New Salem Borough

New Salem Borough Hall is located at 80 North Water Street, Lancaster PA 17603; phone: 717-792-1261.

Beginnings [1]

Incorporated from North Cordorus Township July 24, 1876. A hotel known as "Six Mile House" stood on the site of the town for nearly half a century. Jonathan Neff owned much of the land near the hotel, and the inhabitants called it Neffstown. When incorporated it was named York New Salem.

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