Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1747 3



Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent former
York, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral York County, Pennsylvania 21 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4213312584 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217281 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5070759 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 670065 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1747
View Reduction Lower Chanceford, Township of Creation 1805
View Ascertainment Lower Chanceford, Township of Ascertainment 1895–1898
View Reduction Felton, Borough of Creation May 8, 1899
View Reduction Felton, Borough of Expansion Nov 12, 1928

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1747
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County York County 1749 Creation yes+ Aug 19, 1749
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New School District Chanceford Township-Hopewell Township-Windsor Township 1884 Independent School District yes* 1884
View School District Annexation Chanceford Township-Windsor Township to Felton Borough 1900 School District Annexation yes* 1899–1900
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification York County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification York County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Chanceford 5838564 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Bossel Township Proposed 1769 Creation no* 1769
View Boundary Realignment Chanceford Township-Lower Windsor Township 1890s Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1895–1896
View New Township Chanceford Township Proposed 1919 Division no 1919
View Home Rule (County) York County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974