Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Catasauqua, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 1, 1853 Feb 19, 1853 6

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lehigh, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207711720 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4211720 Lead
View county Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 04 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215373 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1171327 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1132470 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 390093 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Hanover, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction Feb 19, 1853
View Expansion Hanover, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction Aug 29, 1895
View Expansion Hanover, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction 1909
View Expansion Hanover, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction 1953
View Expansion Hanover, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction Feb 4, 1953
View Expansion Hanover, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction May 27, 1958
View Expansion Hanover, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction 1982
View Ascertainment Allen, Township of (Northampton) Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment North Catasauqua, Borough of Ascertainment May 4, 1982

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Feb 19, 1853

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Lehigh County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 6, 1812
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lehigh County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification Lehigh County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972
View Home Rule (County) Lehigh County 1978 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 1978

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Minute: [Charter] Mar 22, 1853 p. 1–2
View Ordinance 149: Extending the limits of the Borough of Catasauqua by admitting and annexing to said Borough a section of land lying adjacent to said Borough and situate entirely in the Township of Hanover, Lehigh County, Pa., directing the Burgess and Secretary of said Borough to file in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Lehigh County a plan or plot showing the boundary of said Borough and of the section admitted and annexed, together with the certified copy of this ordinance, and a description of the boundaries of said Borough as extended, giving the courses and distances in words, at length, and declaring to which one of of the two existing wards of said Borough the section admitted and annexed shall be attached Apr 19, 1909 Apr 19, 1909
View Ordinance 357: Extending the limits of The Borough Of Catasauqua by annexing to said Borough a section of land lying adjacent to said Borough and situate entirely in the Township of Hanover, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Feb 2, 1953 Feb 2, 1953
View Ordinance 365: Extending the limits of The Borough Of Catasauqua by annexing to said Borough a section of land lying adjacent to said Borough and situate entirely in the Township of Hanover, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Oct 5, 1953 Oct 5, 1953
View Ordinance 400: Extending the limits of the Borough of Catasauqua by annexing to said borough a section of land lying adjacent to said borough and situate entirely in the Township of Hanover, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania May 15, 1958 May 15, 1958

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Catasauqua Borough 17500451 873 878
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Catasauqua 5837793 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule Catasauqua Borough Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972