Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 5, 1729 1



Name Relationship Status
Caernarven, Township of (alternate) Variant variant
Lancaster, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 050 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207110704 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216614 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5016922 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 360155 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Aug 5, 1729
View Reduction Caernarvon, Township of (Berks) Creation Mar 11, 1752
View Ascertainment Honey Brook, Township of Ascertainment 1795–1796

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 5, 1729
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 Lancaster County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Caernarvon 5837704 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Churchtown Borough Proposed 1847 Creation no* 1847
View Boundary Realignment Caernarvon Township-East Earl Township-Leacock Township-Salisbury Township 1880s Boundary Ascertainment no 1886–1887
View Home Rule (County) Lancaster County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2010s 3rd to 2nd A no 2011
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2020s 3rd to 2nd A pending 2021–2022