Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 1781 3



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 42 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201120680 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215924 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1893434 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060575 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation District, Township of Reduction Nov 1781
View Reduction Pike, Township of (Berks) Creation Nov 1813
View Expansion Colebrookdale, Township of Reduction Jan 6, 1842
View Reduction Pike, Township of (Berks) Expansion Jan 8, 1852

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 1781
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Colebrookdale Township 1741 Creation yes* Dec 7, 1741
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township District Township 1759 Creation yes+ 1759
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 Earl 5836839 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Colebrookdale Township-Earl Township Proposed 1992 Boundary Realignment unknown 1992
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993