Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 2, 1843 5

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 36 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201112344 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215919 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1893828 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060425 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bern, Township of (Berks) Reduction Jan 2, 1843
View Creation Penn, Township of (Berks) Reduction Jan 2, 1843
View Creation Upper Bern, Township of Reduction Jan 2, 1843
View Reduction Bern, Township of (Berks) Expansion Oct 1, 1857
View Reduction Centerport, Borough of Creation Feb 4, 1884
View Reduction Tilden, Township of Expansion 1909
View Reduction Centerport, Borough of Expansion Jul 13, 1937
View Reduction West Leesport, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Aug 4, 1950

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 2, 1843
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Upper Bern Township 1820 Creation yes* 1820
View New Township Penn Township 1841 Creation yes* Nov 5, 1841
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 Centre 5836834 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Dissolution Centerport Borough-Centre Township Proposed 1973 Merger no 1973
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993