West Manheim Township, PA MLS, West Manheim Township, Pennsylvania Real Estate

Nestled in the south-west corner of York County Pennnsylvania, just against the Mason-Dixon border, lies West Manheim Township. As of a 2000 census, West Manheim Township was home to an estimated
5,000 residents. Founded in the mid-1700's and officially established as a township by the Commonwealth in 1854, West Manheim township was originally made up of Pennsylvania Dutch family
farms. In present day, the area is now continuing to grow into a diverse community filled with recreational areas, new jobs, and quiet residential neighborhoods.

West Manheim Township is home to some very notable and historic structures from York County, PA. Some of the buildings and structures still stand today, such as the St. David Lutheran and Reformed
Church which was built in 1750. Another notable structure in the township was the Mary Ann Furnace which was built in 1762. The Mary Ann furnace has played a large part of the townships growth as
there was a large amount of Chestnut Oak timber in the area. This timber was burned into charcoal and used in smelting iron ore. Much of what was made in this furnace was supplied to the American
Army and Navy in the form of cannon balls and grape shot during the American Revolution.

In present day, the area of West Manheim Township is now continuing to grow into a diverse community filled with recreational areas, new jobs, and quiet residential neighborhoods.

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