Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 11, 1752 1



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 41 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201119664 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215923 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894074 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060545 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Douglass, Township of (Montgomery) Reduction Mar 11, 1752
View Expansion Colebrookdale, Township of Reduction Jan 6, 1842

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 11, 1752
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Amity Township 1718 Creation yes+ 1718
View New Township Douglass Township 1736 Creation yes+ Jun 1736
View New Township Colebrookdale Township 1741 Creation yes* Dec 7, 1741
View Charter Revival Amity Township 1745 Charter Revival yes+ 1745
View Annexation Douglass Township 1745 Annexation yes? 1745
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

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Douglass 5836838 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993