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Shrewsbury Township is located in York County, Pennsylvania. As of a 2000 census, the area was home to an estimated 6,000 residents. The area of Shrewsbury Township was originally formed in 1739, was
among the first municipalities to be established west of the Susquehanna River. The first settlers in the area were primarily English and Scottish-Irish while other portions of the area were settled under Maryland land titles.Shrewsbury Township is home to the boroughs of Shrewsbury, Railroad, New Freedom, and Glen Rock.

The borough of Shrewsbury is home to many small shopping areas, residential neighborhoods, and a farmers market. Very much a rural area, the borough continues to grow as many former residents of
Maryland choose Shrewsbury in there search for relocation to Pennsylvania.

The borough of Railroad is made up of a very small town covering .6 square miles. Though it hardly can be found on a map, the area of railroad is another beautiful place to call home in York County,
PA.

The borough of New Freedom is just a mile and a half larger than the area of borough of Railroad, PA, however has probably recieved more attention than any of the areas in Shrewsbury Township from
news reporters. The area of New Freedom was the location of a brutal teen fratricide killing in October 2, 1998 when thurteen year-old Gregory Witman was found dead after being stabbed sixty-four
times in his home by his brother Zachary Witman, age 15 at the time.

The borough of Glen Rock is a comfortable area covering an area of .8 square miles. This quiet, small town is probably most known for the Christmas attraction from the Glen Rock Carolers as they
sing carols throughout the borough from midnight until morning. This tradition began in 1848 and has continued since. A concert given at 11 PM on Christmas Eve regularly attracts a crowd of around 1,000 people.

The town of Shrewsbury Township, Pennsylvania is a wonderful place to call home. Find Shrewsbury Township, Pennsylvania realtors® and Shrewsbury Township, Pennsylvania homes for sale using the Shrewsbury Township MLS search tools you'll find here.