Located in upper Bucks County, is the Borough of Richlandtown. The first frame house was built in 1804. The borough was officially organized on November 11, 1890.
Be sure to read about the History of Richlandtown located in this website.
Today, it is primarily a residential community with two churches and several businesses sprinkled throughout. It is served by a Mayor and a 7 member Borough Council. Currently, there are 400+ homes with a combined total of approximately 1,300 residents (based upon the 2010 U.S. Census) living in the borough.
In addition, there are a variety of organizations in our community including: Benner Memorial Hall, Parks & Recreation, Richlandtown Historical Society, Richlandtown Lions Club & Richlandtown Vol. Fire Co.
A vacancy on Borough Council has opened due to the resignation of Borough Councilman Robert Shinn. According to the Borough Code under Article IX, Section 901, Borough Council must fill this vacancy within 30 days. Some of the qualifications include being a registered voter and a resident for at least one year. A special meeting to review potential candidates for this vacancy will be scheduled. For additional information and/or to submit your name for this position, please contact Dani McClanahan at the borough office as soon as possible.
Richlandtown Borough is looking for you! Volunteers are a vital part of our community. Consider contributing a few to several hours each month to help keep your community looking great and helping to keep expenses lower. Look for a new page titled “Volunteer Opportunities” listing areas assistance is needed to plan and maintain a variety of items throughout your community.
When visiting the Richlandtown Borough Office at 125 S. Main Street, please note that parking is available behind the Firehouse. Be sure to use the driveway located at the south end of the building and park in one of the spaces provided in the back. Thank you.