Welcome to West Donegal Township

Settled in 1719 and incorporated in 1838, West Donegal Township is named after County Donegal in Ireland. Located west and south of Elizabethtown, in Lancaster County, West Donegal Township comprises an area of 15.6 square miles in land size. For more information about the Township click here.


As of March 31, 2021, the Township has a new mailing address for trash/recycling bills. The remit address on your bill reflects our new mailing address for trash/recycling invoices ONLY.

           PO BOX 8218
           LANCASTER PA 17604

Please forward/pass this information on to any neighbor, family members or friends within the Township.


Here is the link to our YouTube channel where you can find the live stream for the Township's public meetings.


Agendas for the meetings can be found here.

Elizabethtown Area Water Authority Ivy Rain Barrel Sale

The Elizabethtown Area Water Authority (EAWA) is selling Ivy Rain Barrels.
Order now through May 14th for $75.00 and save $10.00.
Orders placed May 15th - June 6th will be priced at $85.00.

Click here to purchase your Ivy Rain Barrel by Visa or Mastercard.
Purchased rain barrels will be available for pick up June 21st - June 25th (Monday-Friday, 7:30 am - 4:00 pm) at EAWA's office, 211 W Hummelstown Street, Elizabethtown. Click on the above link for additional information.


Medication Disposal Box

West Donegal Township now has a Safe Medication Disposal box in the lobby where residents may dispose of expired and unused prescription drugs and over the counter medications. This box is secure and will be emptied as needed by the police department who will make sure the drugs are disposed of in the proper way.

Any prescription medications and over the counter medications will be accepted. Illegal drugs, needles, lotions or liquids, inhalers, aerosol cans, thermometers and hydrogen peroxide will not be accepted. Labels should be removed from all prescription bottles before bringing them in.