Welcome to the Town of Townsend!

Date Posted: Monday, February 9th, 2015

Welcome to the Town of Townsend!  Please take a moment to review our updated website to better serve our “Small Town Community”.  Please note, we have taken extraordinary efforts to present the most accurate and up-to-date content and reliable information. This website is a valuable resource for our citizens as they explore our Town, our […]




Christmas Caroling/Tree Lighting – December 10th

Date Posted: Thursday, November 16th, 2017

Come one…..Come all…..Bring your family & friends  Join the TOWN OF TOWNSEND in celebrating the HOLIDAY SEASON with a TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY and CHRISTMAS CAROLING Led by Immanuel United Methodist Church  AT THE TOWNSEND MUNICIPAL PARK  on EDGAR ROAD (ENTRANCE TO TOWNSEND VILLAGE) On  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10TH AT 4:30 P.M. Sing-along song sheets will be […]




Town Hall Closed 11/23 & 11/24

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

  Town Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.




Hogs & Heroes Benefit – Sunday, November 26, 2017

Date Posted: Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Hogs and Heroes event




Town Hall Closed Friday, November 10, 2017

Date Posted: Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Town Hall will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday.




VFW Post 3792 Fundraiser – Breakfasts 3rd Sunday of the Month

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Join VFW Post 3792 for all-you-can eat breakfasts on: November 19, December 17, January 21, and February 18 Click  here  for details.  




Halloween Trick or Treating Hours

Date Posted: Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Trick or Treating will be observed in the Town of Townsend on Halloween, Tuesday, October 31st beginning after school and ending at 8:00 pm. As always, a 10:00 pm curfew is in effect for all children 16 years of age and younger.




Townsend Fire Company Open House – November 4, 2017

Date Posted: Monday, October 16th, 2017


Residents encouraged to attend New Castle County Parks Task Force Meeting on October 16.

Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

The next meeting of the New Castle County Parks Task Force will be held on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm at the Appoquinimink Public Library, 651 N. Broad St., Middletown.  Since most of the meeting will be focused on hearing public input, residents are encouraged to attend so that the committee can hear […]




Town Hall Closed Oct. 9, 2017/No change in Trash pick-up

Date Posted: Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Town Hall will be closed on Monday, October 9, 2017 in observance of the Columbus Day Holiday Trash and Recycling will still be picked up on Monday.




9/23/17 Road Closures for Parade

Date Posted: Sunday, September 17th, 2017

ROAD CLOSURES FOR TOWNSEND PARADE –  Main Street and all access roads to Main Street  from the Townsend Fire Station to Edgar Road – and Edgar Road from Caldwell Corner Road up to and including Helen Drive – will be closed on Saturday morning, September 23, 2017 from 10:00 am to approximately 11:00 am in […]