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.

Governed by a five member Board of Supervisors the 2010 census indicates the Township has 8260 residents. The Township is part of the Elizabethtown Area School District with the Rheems Elementary School located in the Township. Located between Harrisburg and Lancaster, West Donegal Township provides residents employment and recreation opportunities with additional amenities in the larger cities. For more information about the Township click here.


The office is open today 2/19 - President's Day.

For this week 2/20 & 2/21, there is NO DELAY in trash/recycling services. Please let your neighbors & anyone who you know who lives in the Township informed of the no change in schedule.


Please note that your sidewalks need to be clear of snow and ice within 12 hours of the end of the storm. A quick tour of the township indicates that there are still many sidewalks that have not been cleared. This is a serious safety issue. Please clear your sidewalks immediately to avoid a possible citation. Another storm is approaching. Please share this with your friends and neighbors who may not have internet access. Thank you for your prompt attention to this issue.