Germany Township is located in Adams County, PA, USA.
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Germany Township is a township in Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,269 at the 2000 census. The majority of early settlers were from Germany and Great Britain.
Geographic Names and Features
Populated Places (Topographic)
Places appearing on U.S. topographic maps and official gazetteers.
Note: Littlestown is within the area encompassed by Germany Township, but the Borough of Littlestown is a separate political entity.
Communities and residential areas in the township.
- Alloway Meadows
- Autumn Ridge
- Brookview Estates
- Hillview Estates
- Hunters Ridge
- Littonian Acres
- Locust Hill
- Mayers Summit
- Quail Valley
- St Johns Corner
- Sunrise Estates
Many small streams exist in the county which feed into Alloway Creek (on the western border of the township) and Piney Creek. The creeks are part of the Potomac River Basin.
Adams County formed in January 22, 1800. Before that date, Germany Township was located in York County, Pennsylvania.
- ↑ U.S. Board on Geographic Names. Geographic Names Information System (GNIS): Domestic Names. 4 Aug 2010. Reston, Virginia, United States: U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved: 30 Mar 2011.
- ↑ Adams County, PA. Adams County GIS Office. Map of Germany Township, Adams County, PA. September 2006.
- ↑ G. Patrick Bowling. Understanding Adams County Watersheds and Ground Water. 13 May 2010. Bureau of Watershed Management, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Retrieved: 30 Mar 2011.
Germany Township Official Site