Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Akron, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 13, 1895 Apr 13, 1895 20

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 020 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207100540 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4200540 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215332 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1168107 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1133805 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 360063 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Ephrata, Township of Reduction Apr 13, 1895
View Creation West Earl, Township of Reduction Apr 13, 1895
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction May 17, 1950
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 17, 1950
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction May 21, 1957
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction May 21, 1957
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction May 21, 1957
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 21, 1957
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 21, 1957
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 21, 1957
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 21, 1957
View Reduction? West Earl, Township of Expansion? 1950–1961
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 24, 1961
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction May 18, 1962
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 18, 1962
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction May 24, 1963
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 24, 1963
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction 1964
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction May 21, 1965
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction May 26, 1967
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction Jun 21, 1968
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction Jul 5, 1968
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction 1970
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction 1970
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction 1970
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction Nov 19, 1990
View Reduction Ephrata, Township of Expansion Nov 19, 1990
View Expansion Ephrata, Township of Reduction May 18, 2010
View Reduction Ephrata, Township of Expansion May 18, 2010

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Apr 13, 1895

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lancaster County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 75: Annexing portions of Ephrata Township and of West Earl Township to the Borough of Akron Apr 10, 1950 Apr 10, 1950
View Ordinance 97: Annexing land from West Earl Township Mar 4, 1957 Mar 4, 1957
View Ordinance 98: Annexing land from Ephrata Township and from West Earl Township Mar 4, 1957 Mar 4, 1957
View Ordinance 100: Annexing land from West Earl Township Mar 18, 1957 Mar 18, 1957
View Ordinance 101: [Annexing land from Ephrata Township and] from West Earl Township Mar 18, 1957 Mar 18, 1957
View Ordinance 134: Annexing land from West Earl Township Mar 6, 1961 Mar 6, 1961
View Ordinance 142: Annexing land from West Earl Township Dec 11, 1961 Dec 11, 1961
View Ordinance 143: Annexing land from Ephrata Township Dec 11, 1961 Dec 11, 1961
View Ordinance 150: Annexing land from West Earl Township and from Ephrata Township Jan 7, 1963 Jan 7, 1963
View Ordinance 165: Annexing land from West Earl Township Jul 13, 1964 Jul 13, 1964
View Ordinance 169: Annexing land from Ephrata Township Dec 14, 1964 Dec 14, 1964
View Ordinance 185: Annexing land from West Earl Township Mar 6, 1967 Mar 6, 1967
View Ordinance 192: Annexing land from Ephrata Township Apr 1, 1968 Apr 1, 1968
View Ordinance 194: Annexing land from West Earl Township May 6, 1968 May 6, 1968
View Ordinance 215: Annexing land from West Earl Township Mar 9, 1970 Mar 9, 1970
View Ordinance 216: Annexing land from Ephrata Township Mar 9, 1970 Mar 9, 1970
View Ordinance 218: Annexing land from Ephrata Township Apr 6, 1970 Apr 6, 1970

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Elections) Mar 14, 2013
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jul 25, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Akron Borough 17500451 552 552

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Akron Borough Proposed 1894 Creation no 1894
View Home Rule (County) Lancaster County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2010s 3rd to 2nd A no 2011
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2020s 3rd to 2nd A pending 2021–2022