Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 26, 1728 8

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Chester, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Chester County, Pennsylvania 40 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202920920 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216148 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5327983 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 150305 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Caln, Township of (defunct) Division Nov 26, 1728
View Reduction Brandywine, Township of (defunct) Creation Sep 2, 1790
View Reduction Valley, Township of (Chester) Creation Aug 10, 1852
View Reduction Downingtown, Borough of Creation May 12, 1859
View Reduction Caln, Township of Creation Jan 19, 1869
View Reference Wawassan, Township of (proposed) Reference Jan 19, 1869
View Ascertainment East Bradford, Township of Ascertainment 1911–1912
View Reduction Downingtown, Borough of Expansion 1916–1917
View Reduction Downingtown, Borough of Expansion Nov 9, 1955
View Reduction Downingtown, Borough of Expansion Dec 15, 1958
View Reduction Downingtown, Borough of Expansion May 17, 1961

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 26, 1728
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Plat Recording East Caln Township 1739 Plat Recording yes+ 1739
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View School District Annexation West Whiteland Township-East Caln Township 1869 School District Annexation yes* 1869
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Chester County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1952
View County Classification Chester County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 East Caln 5837115 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation East Caln Township Proposed 1761 Annexation unknown 1761
View Boundary Realignment Brandywine Township-East Caln Township Proposed 1812 Boundary Realignment unknown 1812
View New Township East Caln Township-West Whiteland Township Proposed 1860 New Township no* 1860
View New Township East Caln Township Proposed 1862 Division no* 1862
View Annexation West Whiteland Township-East Caln Township Proposed 1868 Annexation no* 1868–1869
View Annexation East Bradford Township-West Whiteland Township to East Caln Township Proposed 1871 Annexation no* 1871–1873
View Annexation Downingtown Borough Ordinance 575 no* 1964–1965
View Annexation Downingtown Borough Ordinance 576 no* 1964–1965
View Annexation Downingtown Borough Ordinance 599 no* 1965
View Annexation Downingtown Borough Ordinance 600 no* 1965
View Annexation East Caln Township-Downingtown Borough Proposed 1966 Annexation no* 1966
View Home Rule (County) Chester County Proposed 1973 Optional Plan no* 1973–1974