About Our Township

East Cocalico Township is one of the northeastern townships of Lancaster County. It was divided from Cocalico Township on May 8, 1838, along with West Cocalico and Ephrata Townships. Irregularly shaped, it has a combination of mountains, abundant water, and limestone soils, which were of prime importance in the early development of the Township.

East Cocalico Township remains a progressive community with a diverse culture. It preserves an interesting sampling of the old and new with the latest in world technology, as well as century old methods. East Cocalico Township remains an interesting and satisfying place to live, to work, and to be.