Located within York County, “Factory Tour Capital of the World”, is the small borough of Lewisberry. We are located in the middle of Pennsylvania, less than 3 miles from Interstate 83. Interstate 76 is approximately a 7 mile commute, while Interstates 81 and 78 are 16.5 miles and 18 miles, respectively. These highways allow for easy transportation to and from larger cities. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is just a 25 minute drive; Baltimore, Maryland, a 1 ¼ hour drive; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Washington, D.C., a 2+ hour commute. Harrisburg International Airport and Amtrak in Harrisburg provide alternative means of transportation.
Lewisberry Borough Electric owns and maintains the electric distribution in the community. As a local, municipal electric service, citizens take part in electing representatives to the governing board and may attend their open meetings to voice any concerns. All electric matters are handled locally by local personnel. We are members of a non-profit organization, American Municipal Power (AMP), who serves members in six states and assists in providing for the generation, transmission and distribution of electric energy to our customers, and provides a wide range of other services as needed. Together, we strive to provide quality, economically-priced power to our customers.
Local school children attend the West Shore School District in Lewisberry. For those who wish to further their education or obtain a degree, they may choose to further their education close to home. Within a one hour radius, they may choose from York College Pennsylvania, Penn State Harrisburg, Harrisburg Area Community College, Dickinson College, Gettysburg College, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, or Messiah College.
Our borough is surrounded by leisure opportunities. In addition to our parks, there are local walking trails and bike trails. The Susquehanna River is just a 13 mile drive east. Other short trip visit destinations include: Ski Roundtop, Lancaster’s Amish Country, Gettysburg’s Battlefields, and Hershey’s Chocolate World. York County has approximately twenty (20) businesses willing to give tours of their facility. The County hosts an annual, “Made in America” tours event each summer.
Flight Systems Inc. who began over 35 years ago developing and producing electronic controls used in the aerospace program has found continued success in our community, as have others. We invite you to be a part of our community, too. We offer a great location, dedicated people, accessibility, leisure opportunities, and beautiful scenery. Come visit and let us show you what Lewisberry, Pennsylvania can do for you.