Welcome to Lower Salford Township

Welcome! Lower Salford Township, with its four villages: Harleysville, Lederach, Mainland and Vernfield, was established in 1741. It is rich in history and offers many ways to enjoy living here. The approximately 15,000 residents have access to an extensive trail system, 12 parks, which include two Historic Farmsteads, a public golf course as well as the Harleysville Community Center with public pool. Lower Salford boasts an Accredited Police Department as well. 



Have a concern?
See something that might need repaired in one of the parks?
Have an idea you would like to share? 
Use the link below to access the Township Resident Request Portal. Fill out a report, use the map to pinpoint the location, and submit it to the Township.


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Chairman's Message

Welcome to Lower Salford Township

Lower Salford Township is steeped in history, having been founded in 1741, but is also a vibrant and growing community. It is a place to live and/or work. The 1200 acres of open space owned by the Township has allowed the establishment of an extensive system of beautiful and functional multi-use trails throughout the Township. Educational and employment opportunities abound. Taken as a whole, the Township lives its motto, "Gemeinschaft", community.

Douglas A. Gifford, Chairman
Board of Supervisors