Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 11, 1752 1



Name Relationship Status
Bethal, Township of (Berks, alternate) Variant variant
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 30 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201106008 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215916 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1169353 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q4897938 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060245 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bethel, Township of (Dauphin, defunct) Reduction Mar 11, 1752
View Reduction Pine Grove, Township of (Schuylkill) Creation May 11, 1773
View Swap Pine Grove, Township of (Schuylkill) Swap 1791
View Ascertainment Bethel, Township of (Lebanon) Ascertainment 1855

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 11, 1752
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 Bethel 5836829 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Berks County-Schuylkill County 1855 Boundary Realignment (2) unknown 1855
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993