Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1718 1



Name Relationship Status
Conestogoe, Township of (alternate) Variant variant
Chester, County of Parent former
Lancaster, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 120 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207115592 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216617 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1172302 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q2222269 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 360305 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1718
View Reduction Pequea, Township of Creation Aug 20, 1853
View Swap Pequea, Township of Swap 1863–1864

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1718
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Lancaster County 1729 Creation yes+ May 10, 1729
View New Township Lancaster County 1729 Township Division yes+ Aug 5, 1729
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New School District Safe Harbor Iron Works Independent School District 1856 Creation yes* 1855–1856
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 Conestoga 5837708 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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