Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1745 6

Map

Related

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

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral York County, Pennsylvania 24 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4213319704 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217284 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5302534 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 670305 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1745
View Reduction Conewago, Township of (York) Creation Jan 8, 1818
View Reduction Dover, Borough of Creation Mar 6, 1865
View Reduction Dover, Borough of Expansion Jun 9, 1947
View Reduction Dover, Borough of Expansion Nov 4, 1958
View Reduction Dover, Borough of Expansion Nov 4, 1959
View Reduction Dover, Borough of Expansion May 9, 1966

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1745
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 School District Annexation Dover Township-Jackson Township to West Manchester Township 1902 School District Annexation yes* 1901–1902
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 Dover 5838567 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Dover Township-Warrington Township Proposed 1770 Boundary Realignment unknown 1770
View New Township Dover Township-Manchester Township-Newberry Township Proposed 1786 New Township no* 1786–1787
View New Township Dover Township-Newberry Township Proposed 1813 New Township no* 1813–1815
View Boundary Realignment Conewago Township-Dover Township Proposed 1839 Boundary Realignment unknown 1839
View Home Rule (County) York County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974