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About Us

Richmond Township is a Township located in Berks County, PA. with a population of approximately 4,000.  It covers approximately 24 square miles in the eastern portion of the county.  It is drained by the Maiden Creek into the Schuylkill River and its southern boundary is on South Mountain. Villages in Richmond Township are Kempville, Kirbyville, Moselem, Moselem Springs, Virginville and Walnuttown, which are serviced by US 222, Rte 662 and Rte 143 as well as other roads of note- namely, Crystal Cave Road, Fleetwood-Lyons Road and Park Road.

Our logo, designed by John Watkins of Watkins Architect Ltd., depicts several aspects of Richmond's history.  An outline of the Township is flanked by a grist stone, paying homage to the prevelance of the local milling industry.  The logo also features a tractor in a field and a line of green trees.  Those details celebrate Richmond Township's agriculture roots.

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Township Recycling

Tire Recycling 

We have 2 metal bins for used light truck and car tires ONLY.  This is for Township NON- COMMERCIAL residents ONLY.  Please call if you have any questions.

Plastic Recycling

The Township does not offer plastic recycling.  Please contact your garbage/trash collection company to have it picked up or reach out to Berks County Recycling Center in Leesport, PA.

Yard Debris

The Township does not offer collection of any type of yard debris.  Please contact your trash collection company for disposal information.

Office Hours

Monday: 8:30AM- 3:30PM

Tuesday: 8:30AM-3:30PM

Wednesday- Closed

Thursday: 8:30AM- 3:30PM

Friday: 8:30AM- 12:00PM

Closed Saturday and Sunday

*The office closes for lunch*

Police Services and Fire Companies

The Fleetwood Police Department patrols Richmond Township, as well as Fleetwood Borough.  The Police Department office is located in the Community Center at 110 W. Arch Sreet in Fleetwood.  Phone: 610-944-7011 For Emergencies: Dial 911

Fire Companies servicing Richmond Township

Virginville and Walnuttown.

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11 Kehl Drive, Fleetwood, PA. 19522


Jen Galomb- Township Manager- Secretary/Treasurer

Roadmaster/Garage- 610-944-9177

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