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About Sadsbury Township, Lancaster County

Please note we are Sadsbury Township of Lancaster County. We are often confused with Salisbury Township, West Sadsbury Township or Sadsbury Township of Chester County. 

General Township Information

Current population:  3,536 (2020 – US Census Bureau)

Assessed Valuation:  $248,421,700

Municipal Road Miles:  44.66

State Road Miles:  19.25

Taxes and Fees

Municipal Real Estate Millage: 0.776000

Real Estate Transfer Tax: 1%

Municipal Earned Income Tax: 0.50%

School Earned Income Tax: 0.50%

Township Services

Volunteer Fire CompaniesView Township Fire District Map

Three Fire Companies serve Sadsbury Township, they are all volunteer organizations, please remember to support them during their annual membership drives and fund raisers throughout the year.

Bart Fire Company

11 Furnace Road, Quarryville 717-786-3348

Link to Bart Fire Company Website

Christiana Fire Company

214 S Bridge Street, Christiana 610-593-2142

Link to Christiana Fire Company Website

Gap Fire Company 

802 Pequea Avenue, Gap  717-442-8100 

Link to Gap Fire Company Facebook Page

Christiana Ambulance

55 Pine Creek Drive, Gap  610-593-8166 

Link to Christiana Ambulance Website

Christiana Community Ambulance provides Basic Life Services (BLS) to all of Sadsbury Township. Christiana Community Ambulance is staffed by both volunteer and paid staff.  Christiana Community Ambulance does bill for services however, without annual memberships, municipal donations, and fund raising, the ambulance would close its doors.  We all want a community ambulance to respond when our loved one’s need medical support.   


Patrolled by the Pennsylvania State Police 911 for emergencies or 717-299-7650 for general issues. 

Link to Pennsylvania State Police Website



The school district for Sadsbury Township is Octorara Area School District

Link to Octorara Area School District Website


Sadsbury Township