Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Brecknock, 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
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 34 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201108344 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215917 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q646734 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060335 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Brecknock, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction Mar 11, 1752
View Reduction Cumru, Township of Expansion Jan 2, 1843

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 Brecknock 5836832 1 1

Other Event Links

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