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Welcome to the Summit Hill Website!

Summit Hill Borough welcomes you to our Website! Summit Hill is a beautiful community located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Carbon County. The elevation of Summit Hill is at 1600 feet above sea level. Our beautiful hilltop community was founded 1791 by a hunter named Philip Ginder when he discovered Anthracite coal on Sharp Mountain, now called Summit Hill.  Summit Hill is also known for the birthplace of the Switchback gravity railroad. It was the first gravity railroad in the United States.

Civil War monument in Ludow Park

 

 
FALL CLEANUP SCHEDULE
Tuesday, September 16, 2014, Regular trash pickup for the borough.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, the East side of town along with Knepper's Trailer Court and East and West White Bear Drive will be picked up.
 
Wednesday, September 24, 2014, the West side of town along with Laurel Drive and East and West Mountaintop Road will be picked up. 
 
MAKE SURE ALL ITEMS ARE PLACED OUT THE NIGHT BEFORE!!

Items to be picked up include:  tires (no more than 5), tire rims, auto body parts, refrigerators, freezers, vending machines, dehumidifiers, water coolers, heat pumps, washers, dryers and stoves. 
 
All items shall have all chemicals removed and doors taken off. Freon must be removed from refrigerators, air conditioners etc. and tagged or they will not take them.  In addition, up to 10 bags of garbage will be collected.
 
 NO ELECTRONICS WILL BE PICKED UP SUCH AS TV’S, COMPUTERS, KEYBOARDS, MONITORS, ETC.
 
Summit Hill Announces Trick or Treat Night
ghostThe Borough Summit Hill and Mayor Paul McAardle has announced that TRICK OR TREAT night for the borough of Summit Hill will be on Thursday, October 30, 2014 from 6:00 P.M. - 8 P.M. The rain date will be NOVEMBER 1st, from 5:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M.

The Summit Hill Police along with the Summit Hill Fire Police will be out in town assisting trick or treaters across major intersections.

 

Halloween Safety Tips

 

Happy Halloween

 

 

Borough Hall

Address:
40 West Amidon Street
Suite 3
Summit Hill, PA 18250

Phone: 570-645-2305
Fax: 570-645-9449

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Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 A.M to 4:00 P.M.

Borough Council meetings are held the 4th Monday of each month.   

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