Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Alsace, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1745 7



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current
Philadelphia, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 22 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201102120 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215913 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1893508 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060065 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction 1745
View Reduction Reading, Township of (Berks, defunct) Creation 1761
View Expansion Reading, Township of (Berks, defunct) Dissolution Sep 12, 1783
View Reduction Reading, Borough of (defunct) Creation Sep 12, 1783
View Reduction Cumru, Township of Expansion Apr 11, 1850
View Reduction Muhlenberg, Township of Creation Nov 4, 1850
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion 1858
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Apr 15, 1867
View Reduction Lower Alsace, Township of Creation Nov 12, 1888

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1745
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Alsace 5836826 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Reading City Proposed 1861 Boundary Realignment unknown 1861
View Boundary Realignment Alsace Township-Lower Alsace Township 1933 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1932
View Annexation Reading City Ordinance 9-1961 no* 1961–1963
View Annexation Reading City Ordinance 18-1962 no* 1962–1964
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993