Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 7, 1851 Mar 21, 1851 1



Name Relationship Status
Berneville, Borough of (alternate) Variant variant
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 29 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201105848 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4205848 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214910 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1217410 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1131258 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060213 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Penn, Township of (Berks) Reduction Mar 21, 1851
View Expansion Penn, Township of (Berks) Reduction May 16, 1950

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Mar 21, 1851
View Borough (Title 8) Oct 22, 1856

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Upper Bern Township 1820 Creation yes* 1820
View New Township Penn Township 1841 Creation yes* Nov 5, 1841
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View School District Dissolution Penn-Bernville Union School District 1949 Creation yes* 1948–1949
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 102: Annexing to the Borough of Bernville, a section of Penn Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and entirely surrounding the Borough of Bernville, and hereinafter more particularly described Mar 3, 1950
View Ordinance 1970

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Mar 14, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Bernville Borough 17500449 374 375

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Bernville Borough 1970 Ordinance no* 1970–1974
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993