Hanover Area Economic Plan
Retention and Expansion
Home to Nationally Recognized Brands
The Borough of Hanover and Penn Township, located in the southwestern region of York County, invest in a full time York County Economic Alliance staff person to serve their economic and community development goals. These goals include retaining and expanding Hanover’s hearty industrial base, renewing Hanover’s historic downtown, planning for economic development needs and partnering with community organizations for the benefit of the Hanover region.
Hanover is York County’s second largest population center and is home to nationally recognized brands such as Hanover Foods, Snyder’s-Lance and Utz Quality Foods. A profile of Penn Township and The Borough of Hanover features key information on the area including demographics, workforce and labor, top employers, and the vision for downtown Hanover.