Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 1801 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Conowago, Township of (alternate) Variant variant
Adams, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 08 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200115632 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215778 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1750792 View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010245 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Heidelberg, Township of (Adams, defunct) Consolidation May 1801
View Creation Manheim, Township of (Adams, defunct) Consolidation May 1801
View Reduction Union, Township of (Adams) Creation Jan 1841
View Reduction McSherrystown, Borough of Creation Mar 21, 1884
View Ascertainment Penn, Township of (York) Ascertainment Jan 25, 1892
View Expansion Union, Township of (Adams) Reduction 1930
View Reduction McSherrystown, Borough of Expansion Apr 13, 1964

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township May 1801
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Union Township-Conewago Township 1863 School District Annexation yes* 1863
View School District Annexation Mount Pleasant Township-Conewago Township 1874 School District Annexation yes* 1874
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Adams County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Adams County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Conewago Township 17500449 1632 1633
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Conewago 5836665 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Mount Pleasant Township-Conewago Township Proposed 1812 Annexation no* 1812
View Boundary Realignment Conewago Township-Oxford Township Proposed 1926 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1926
View Annexation Hanover Borough Ordinance 1243 no 1964–1967
View Annexation McSherrystown Borough Ordinance 1973-6 no* 1973