Southampton Township is about a one hour drive south of the Harrisburg area on Interstate 81. Our township offers an attractive rural setting within a few minutes of business, shopping and cultural areas.
 
      As our township grows, there is more than adequate space for growth as well as ample opportunities for new businesses. Our Planning Committee helps to maintain orderly development in our Township to preserve the heritage, safety, and beauty of our community.
 

Read more: Welcome To Southampton Township

 

DCNR planning prescribed burn in South Newton, Southampton townships
 
     The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Bureau of Forestry is advising hunters and other Michaux State Forest visitors that a prescribed burn is planned in early November that could affect more than 1,900 acres of the state forest.
      Planned for South Newton and Southampton townships, Cumberland County, the prescribed burn is designed to reduce heavy fuel loading and the potential for extreme wildfire, control growth of invasive species, and improve forest regeneration and wildlife habitat.
 
 

 

 

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 Township Park System

 The Southampton Township park system offers a great place to relax and have a picnic. Youth sports use the park system for football and soccer. In addition, there are several playground areas throughout our park system.