Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1747 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current
Lancaster, County of Parent former
York, County of Parent former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 04 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200105880 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215776 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1750782 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010125 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1747
View Reduction Hamilton, Township of (Adams) Creation Aug 1810
View Part Berwick, Borough of (Adams, defunct) Creation (Within) May 7, 1835
View Reduction Oxford, Township of (Adams) Creation Apr 1847
View Reduction Berwick, Borough of (Adams, defunct) Separation Sep 20, 1880
View Ascertainment Heidelberg, Township of (York) Ascertainment Jan 25, 1892
View Ascertainment Paradise, Township of (York) Ascertainment Jan 25, 1892
View Ascertainment Penn, Township of (York) Ascertainment Jan 25, 1892

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1747
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County York County 1749 Creation yes+ Aug 19, 1749
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New County Adams County 1800 Creation yes* Jan 22, 1800
View Charter Amendment Berwick Borough 1862 Charter Amendment yes Mar 27, 1862
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Adams County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Adams County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Berwick 5836663 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Berwick Township-Hamilton Township Proposed 1869 School District Annexation no* 1869