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New Salem Borough

New Salem Borough
York County, Pennsylvania

New Salem Borough was incorporated July 24, 1876.

Sherwood Forest was annexed on October 7, 1969.

New Salem Borough has a population of 724 according to the 2010 Census and an area of 0.46 square miles.



At the March 7, 2017 meeting of Borough Council, Andrew N. Shaffer was appointed as Borough Secretary/Treasurer beginning April 4, 2017. Cheryl D. Bahn retired from the position as of the same date after 23 years of service to the Borough. The new Borough phone number is 717 739-6053. You may also email Andrew at

Updated April 1, 2017

2016 Fall Newsletter

2016 - 2017 Directory

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 Council Meeting Agenda

Building Permit/Zoning/Codes Enforcement Officer

Spring Grove Borough - Andy Shaffer or John McLucas or 717-225-5791

Borough Yard Sale

The Borough Yard Sale is planned for Thursday, Friday & Saturday, April 20, 21 & 22, 2017 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. There is no charge to participate and the entire Borough (Sherwood Forest and the Village Center Area) may participate. Borough businesses are invited to participate as well. The event will be advertised.

York New Salem Lions Club

Easter Flowers Sale and Children's Egg Hunt

The York New Salem Lions Club will hold their Annual Easter Flowers Sale from Wednesday thru Saturday, April 12-15, 2017, beginning 9 a.m. daily. This year they will be at a new location, at the Twin Pine Farm Country Store, 1428 Seven Valleys Road, York. A variety of flowers, including mums, tulips, hyacinths, lilies, hydrangeas and planters, will be available. Proceeds from the flower sale support the Children's Egg Hunt, to be held for children up to age 10, at the New Salem Elementary School on Saturday, April 15, beginning at 10 a.m. sharp. Questions, call 717-792-1207

Lions Spring Chicken Barbeque & Bake Sale

New Salem – The York New Salem Lions Club will hold their Annual Spring Chicken Barbeque from 10 a.m. until sold out on Saturday, April 22, 2017, on the lot next to Stambaugh Plumbing on North Main Street, York New Salem. The take-out meal includes a half chicken and baked potato for $7.00. Proceeds support community projects. Questions, call 717-792-1207.

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