Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 20, 1851 16

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 190 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207120688 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216620 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5326128 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 360425 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation East Earl, Township of Reduction Nov 20, 1851
View Ascertainment Ephrata, Township of Ascertainment 1871–1872
View Ascertainment Leacock, Township of Ascertainment 1880–1881
View Ascertainment Upper Leacock, Township of Ascertainment 1880–1881
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Creation May 25, 1895
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Jun 26, 1946
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Dec 2, 1948
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Feb 8, 1949
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Aug 10, 1951
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion 1954
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Jan 18, 1957
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion May 19, 1959
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion 1960
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Nov 5, 1963
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Oct 10, 1969
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion 1969–1971
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Aug 2, 1973
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Jun 5, 1989
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Jun 5, 1989
View Reduction New Holland, Borough of Expansion Jun 5, 1989

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 20, 1851
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Lancaster County 1729 Township Division yes+ Aug 5, 1729
View New School District Lincoln Independent School District 1866 Creation yes* 1866
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lancaster County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Earl 5837711 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Earl Township-East Earl Township Proposed 1859 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1859
View New Township Earl Township Proposed 1868 Division no 1868–1869
View Home Rule (County) Lancaster County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2010s 3rd to 2nd A no 2011
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2020s 3rd to 2nd A pending 2021–2022