Chestnuthill Township was incorporated in September of 1763. It is a township of the second class; its population as of the 2010 census was 17,156. It has 36.5 square miles and 23,349 acres. There are 150 miles of township roads.
The township is governed by a Board of Supervisors consisting of three members, all elected for six year terms, one term expiring every two years on December 31.
The present board is: Chuck Gould, Chairman;
Dave Fleetwood, Vice Chairman and Chris
The board solicitor is Joseph P. McDonald, Jr. The Board
meets on the first and third Tuesdays of each month at 7:00
p.m. at the Municipal Building, Route 715, Brodheadsville.