Welcome to the Borough of Middletown’s new, improved website. I encourage you to spend some time browsing our site, taking the Fisheye Virtual Tours of some of the highlights of our town, and getting to know our community.
Incorporated in 1755, we are Dauphin County’s oldest town. The town was originally two towns, one called Middletown located at today’s Centre Square, and a second known as Portsmouth situated along the river. Due to our location along the Susquehanna River and Swatara Creek, our community enjoyed rapid growth during its first century and a half. Our long and colorful history goes back to Colonial times when the community was used as a supply depot for Revolutionary Armies. In fact, the historic Old Fort/Ferry House at the intersection of Ann and South Union Streets is reported to have housed Hessian prisoners during the Revolution.
I know you will agree that the Borough is a great place to live, work and play. Blessed with a central location and close proximity to Harrisburg, Hershey, and Lancaster, we are home to many great restaurants and Victorian mansions nestled in a beautiful natural setting. Whether you are a resident, a visitor, or a business person I am sure you will appreciate all that Middletown has to offer.
Again, thank you for taking time to visit and explore our website. Check back often for the latest updates and to stay abreast of community events.
Mayor Robert Reid