New Cumberland

Settled: 1827

Incorporated: 1831

Claim to Fame: The borough is noted for its historic downtown which includes landmarks like the historic West Shore Theater and the yearly Apple Festival, which gathers hundreds of vendors and thousands of visitors.

Fun Fact: New Cumberland used to be known as Shawneetown, Chartiers Landing, Lowther Manor, Haldeman’s Town, and Cumberland. In 1827, the United States Post Office changed the official designation to New Cumberland to avoid confusion with Cumberland, Maryland.

New Cumberland 2016 numbers

School Districts in New Cumberland:

Municipalities in New Cumberland:

Borough of New Cumberland
1120 Market Street
New Cumberland, PA
(717) 774-0404
info@newcumberlandborough.com

Fairview Township
599 Lewisberry Rd
New Cumberland, PA 17070
(717) 901-5200

Lower Allen Township
599 Lewisberry Road
New Cumberland, PA 17070
(717) 901-5200


Parks & Libraries:

  • Ann Park – 100 Ann Drive, New Cumberland, PA 17070
  • Bob McCollum Park – 700 Ross Avenue, New Cumberland, PA 17070
  • Max C Hempt Memorial Field – 1 Springers Lane, New Cumberland, PA 17070
  • Mickle Field – 205 Ross Avenue, New Cumberland, PA 17070
  • New Cumberland Borough Park – 517 Front St, New Cumberland, PA 17070
  • Roof Park – 579 Lewisberry Road, New Cumberland, PA 17070
  • New Cumberland Public Library – 1 Benjamin Plaza, New Cumberland, PA 17070

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Neighborhoods in New Cumberland:

  • Beacon Hill
  • Briarcliff
  • Buttermilk Falls
  • Buttonwood
  • Cherry Hill
  • Colonial Woods
  • Cumberland Manor
  • Drexel Hills
  • Fair Acres
  • Fairview Farms
  • Fairview Park
  • Fairview Ridge
  • Fishing Creek Village
  • Forrest Hills
  • Foxlea
  • Heights of Beacon Hill
  • Highland Park Hills
  • Hillside Manor
  • Hunters Ridge
  • Manor Section
  • Maplewood
  • Market Place
  • Market Place Townes
  • Olde Orchard Hill
  • Overlook Terrace
  • Rosemont
  • Seven Maples
  • Simpson Terrace
  • Timber Ridge
  • Weatherstone
  • Westfield Terrace
  • Westover Gardens
  • Zimmerman Acres