Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1709 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bucks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bucks County, Pennsylvania 06 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201709816 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216013 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1170567 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1893448 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 090185 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1709
View Reduction Doylestown, Township of Creation Mar 4, 1819
View Expansion Warwick, Township of (Bucks) Reduction 1856
View Reduction Doylestown, Borough of Expansion May 3, 1948

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1709
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Plat Recording Buckingham Township 1722 Plat Recording yes+ 1722
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 Bucks County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941
View County Classification Bucks County 5th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Bucks County 3rd to 2nd A yes Jan 1, 1992

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Buckingham 5836942 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Buckingham Township-New Britain Township-Plumstead Township-Warwick Township Proposed 1814 New Township no* 1814
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no* 1977–1978
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1985 Home Rule no 1985–1986