Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 12, 1775 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bucks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bucks County, Pennsylvania 11 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201720480 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216015 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1173637 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q56695 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 090335 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Dec 12, 1775
View Reduction Riegelsville, Borough of Creation May 24, 1916
View Reduction Riegelsville, Borough of Expansion Nov 7, 1961
View Reduction Riegelsville, Borough of Expansion 1968–1974

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 12, 1775
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 Bucks County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941
View County Classification Bucks County 5th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Bucks County 3rd to 2nd A yes Jan 1, 1992

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Durham 5836944 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District Durham Township Proposed 1874 Independent School District no* 1874
View New Borough Riegelsville Borough Proposed 1896 Creation no* 1896
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no* 1977–1978
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1985 Home Rule no 1985–1986