Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Cumru, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1737 27

Map

Related

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

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 39 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201117720 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215921 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894159 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060484 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1737
View Expansion Brecknock, Township of (Berks) Reduction Jan 2, 1843
View Part Adamstown, Borough of Creation (Within) Apr 2, 1850
View Expansion Alsace, Township of Reduction Apr 11, 1850
View Reduction Adamstown, Borough of Overlap (Within) Nov 4, 1850
View Reduction Spring, Township of (Berks) Creation Nov 4, 1850
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Apr 15, 1867
View Reduction Wyomissing, Borough of Creation Jul 11, 1906
View Reduction Mohnton, Borough of Creation Mar 20, 1907
View Reduction West Reading, Borough of Creation Mar 26, 1907
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Creation Aug 18, 1908
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion Nov 30, 1912
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Dec 28, 1914
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion Sep 17, 1919
View Reduction Wyomissing, Borough of Expansion Feb 5, 1923
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion Jul 10, 1923
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion Nov 9, 1927
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion Nov 15, 1927
View Reduction Wyomissing, Borough of Expansion Jun 19, 1928
View Reduction Mohnton, Borough of Expansion Mar 27, 1931
View Reduction Kenhorst, Borough of Creation Aug 25, 1931
View Reduction Wyomissing, Borough of Expansion Sep 16, 1931
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Dec 24, 1934
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Feb 2, 1936
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion Jul 30, 1958
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion Oct 21, 1959
View Swap Spring, Township of (Berks) Swap 1961–1962
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion 1965
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion 1967
View Reduction Shillington, Borough of Expansion 1968
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Nov 5, 1968

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1737
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 1, 1968

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Alsace Township 1745 Creation yes+ 1745
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution: [Township to join with Township of Spring in petition for establishment of boundary line between townships in vicinity of Lincoln Park-Montrose Manor area] Sep 1961

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Resolutions) Aug 11, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Cumru 5836836 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Cumru Township Proposed 1842 Division no* 1842–1843
View New Township Cumru Township Proposed 1845 Division no* 1845
View New Borough West Reading Borough Proposed 1903 Creation no 1903
View New Borough Wyomissing Borough Proposed 1904 Creation no 1904–1905
View New Borough Shillington Borough Proposed 1904 Creation no 1904–1907
View New Borough Shillington Borough Proposed 1906 Creation no 1906–1907
View Boundary Realignment Reading City Proposed 1913 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1913
View New Borough Kenhorst Borough Proposed 1930 Creation no 1930–1931
View Boundary Realignment Cumru Township-Spring Township 1941 Boundary Realignment (Annexation?) no* 1940–1941
View Annexation Kenhorst Borough Ordinance 78 no* 1949
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 257 no* 1949
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 340 no* 1957
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 317 no 1955–1961
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 438 no* 1964
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 444 no* 1965
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993