Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 24, 1828 13

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 150 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207121032 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216622 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5328242 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 360485 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Donegal, Township of (Lancaster, defunct) Division Jan 24, 1828
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Creation Mar 21, 1851
View Ascertainment Mount Joy, Borough of Ascertainment Mar 24, 1852
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion Nov 4, 1914
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion Aug 22, 1951
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion Dec 22, 1952
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion Sep 2, 1955
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion Jul 26, 1957
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion 1957–1962
View Reduction Marietta, Borough of Expansion Jul 7, 1967
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion Apr 23, 1968
View Reduction Mount Joy, Borough of Expansion Mar 17, 1970
View Reduction Marietta, Borough of Expansion 1970–1971
View Reduction Marietta, Borough of Expansion Dec 22, 1971

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 24, 1828
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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lancaster County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution 6, 1990: [Resolving East Donegal Township's opposition to proposed annexation by Borough of Mount Joy of portion of tract of land in township along Route 772 (L.R. 649, Marietta Avenue) owned by the Estate of John E. Melhorn] Apr 12, 1990

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Nov 23, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. East Donegal Township 17500451 688 688
View Cns. Mp. 1940 East Donegal 5837713 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment East Donegal Township-West Hempfield Township Proposed 1842 Boundary Realignment unknown 1842
View New Township Harrison Township Proposed 1844 Creation no* 1844–1846
View New Borough Florin Borough Proposed 1920 Creation no 1920–1921
View Annexation Mount Joy Borough 1920 Ordinance no* 1920–1943
View Home Rule (County) Lancaster County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972
View Annexation East Donegal Township-Mount Joy Borough Proposed 1990 Annexation no* 1990
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