Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 8, 1838 63

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Ephratah, Township of (alternate) Variant variant
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 270 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207123840 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216629 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5382376 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 360785 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Cocalico, Township of (Lancaster, defunct) Division May 8, 1838
View Expansion West Earl, Township of Reduction 1842–1843
View Expansion Warwick, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction 1847–1848
View Expansion Elizabeth, Township of (Lancaster) Reduction 1851
View Ascertainment Earl, Township of (Lancaster) Ascertainment 1871–1872
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Creation Aug 22, 1891
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Creation Apr 13, 1895
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 6, 1929
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 6, 1929
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 6, 1929
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Aug 6, 1932
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion May 23, 1938
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Aug 30, 1940
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 26, 1941
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Jul 10, 1946
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Sep 9, 1946
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 17, 1950
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 5, 1952
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 4, 1953
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 4, 1953
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Dec 24, 1953
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion 1954
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion 1954
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Feb 25, 1955
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 8, 1955
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 8, 1955
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Dec 9, 1955
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Apr 24, 1956
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Apr 24, 1956
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion 1957
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Mar 7, 1958
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Aug 8, 1958
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Jan 9, 1959
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 18, 1962
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 24, 1963
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 29, 1963
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Dec 13, 1963
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 3, 1964
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Dec 24, 1964
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1965
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Aug 2, 1965
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Feb 18, 1966
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 18, 1966
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 18, 1966
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 18, 1966
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 18, 1966
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Feb 10, 1967
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Jul 3, 1967
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 7, 1967
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Nov 17, 1967
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion 1968
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Apr 23, 1968
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion May 10, 1968
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion May 10, 1968
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion Jul 5, 1968
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion May 20, 1969
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion 1970
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion 1970
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion 1970
View Reduction Ephrata, Borough of Expansion Jul 19, 1972
View Expansion Akron, Borough of Reduction Nov 19, 1990
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion Nov 19, 1990
View Expansion Akron, Borough of Reduction May 18, 2010
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 18, 2010

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township May 8, 1838
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 Ephrata 5837720 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Ephrata Township-Warwick Township Proposed 1855 Annexation unknown 1855
View Annexation East Cocalico Township-Ephrata Township Proposed 1872 Annexation unknown 1872
View Boundary Realignment Ephrata Township-Warwick Township Proposed 1872 Boundary Realignment no 1872
View New Borough Akron Borough Proposed 1894 Creation no 1894
View Annexation Ephrata Borough Proposed 1928 Annexation unknown 1928
View Annexation Ephrata Borough 1958 Ordinance (John L. Hamaker et al.) no 1958
View Annexation Ephrata Borough 1971 Ordinance (Harol Hacker) no* 1971
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