Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1718 2



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 24 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201102328 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215914 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894117 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060095 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction 1718
View Reduction Unorganized (placeholder) Expansion 1745
View Reference? Douglass, Township of (Montgomery) Reference? 1745
View Reduction Oley, Township of Expansion Mar 18, 1852

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1718
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 Amity 5836827 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993