Located in the heart of Upper Bucks County, Pennsylvania is Richlandtown Borough.  At the present time, it is primarily a residential community that consists of more than 400 homes.  The current population is estimated at 1,320 residents, based upon the 2010 U.S. Census.  Richlandtown is governed by a Mayor and 7-member Borough Council.


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The borough is home to churches and several businesses, located throughout.  There are a variety of community-based organizations including Boy Scout Troop #87, Fun Committee, Richlandtown Fire Company, Richlandtown Historical Society, Richlandtown Lions Club, plus Parks & Recreation Board.

Swift911 Emergency Notification System

Richlandtown Borough has implemented an Emergency Notification System for the residents of Richlandtown.  This system will allow residents to notified in the event of an emergency within the Borough.  Please click on the Blogroll link to Swift911 to register today. If you have any questions please feel free to contact the office.

Snow Emergency/Parking Ban for the Borough

There is a Snow Emergency Parking Ban in Richlandtown Borough until 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Please do not park on local roads so that the plows can plow the roads. The Borough offers parking at Benner Hall at 1260 Cherry Street during all snow emergencies. If you do not move your car, you do take the risk of having your car towed at your expense.

Vacant Council Seat for Richlandtown Borough

Richlandtown Borough has a vacant council seat. If you are interested in becoming more involved with your community, apply today for a seat on the borough council.  Applications can be picked up at the borough office at 125 South Main Street.  To obtain more information you can contact the borough office at 215-538-9290 or at richlandtown@gmail.com.

Applications should be submitted by January 19, 2018 and applicants will be asked to attend the Borough Committee Meeting at Benner Hall on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 7 p.m. to be introduced.  Borough Council  will hold a Special Meeting on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 7 pm. at Benner Hall to hold the election for the vacant seat.



The water main break has been repaired and water service has been restored. Thank you for your cooperation and patience throughout this emergency.


There was a water main break on S. Main Street on Sunday, January 7, 2018 in the borough. The crews are out this morning fixing the problem. Water has been shut off for repairs on S. Main Street. Water Pressure within the borough has been affected . They hope to have the problem fixed as soon as possible.

Snow Emergency January 4, 2018

A snow emergency has been declared for Richlandtown Borough from 9:00 a.m.  Thursday, January 4, 2018 until 9 p.m. Thursday, January 4, 2018. There is no parking on Borough roads during a snow emergency. For your convenience there is parking available at Benner Hall at 1260 Cherry Street. Moving your car during the emergency will allow the plow truck to plow your road open. If you do not move your car you take the chance of having your car towed away at your expense.


The Richlandtown Dog Park is now open.

Moving Sports Equipment & Parked Cars During a Snow Event

It is that time of year again… with the past two snow events it seems like a good time to remind everyone that your sports equipment (basketball hoops, soccer nets, etc…) and parked cars must be removed from the roadways.

Also, After we announce a snow emergency, we need to keep main roads clear for plows and emergency vehicles. If you’re parked on one of these main roads during a snow emergency, we will ticket and tow your car. We offer free parking during a snow emergency at Benner Hall at 1260 Cherry Street.




Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

December 1, 2017 the Richlandtown Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will take place at Walnut Street Park by the water tower. Camp fires start at 6:30 p.m. Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive via fire truck escorted by Richlandtown Fire Company. Tree lighting will be at 7 p.m. Honorary tree lighter will be John Kandel, long time resident of Richlandtown and an active member of Richlandtown Fire Company for 65 years. This years’ ceremony will be dedicated to our volunteer firefighters and first responders. Stop by and take part in the festivities.