Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1685 6

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bucks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bucks County, Pennsylvania 13 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201725112 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216017 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894407 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 090395 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1685
View Reduction Morrisville, Borough of Creation Apr 16, 1804
View Reduction Tullytown, Borough of Creation Jan 7, 1892
View Reduction Tullytown, Borough of Expansion Apr 2, 1898
View Reduction Morrisville, Borough of Expansion Apr 16, 1918
View Reduction Morrisville, Borough of Expansion Jul 29, 1955
View Reduction Morrisville, Borough of Expansion Jan 23, 1959
View Ascertainment Tullytown, Borough of Ascertainment Apr 9, 2014

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1685
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Bucks County 1692 Township Division yes+ Sep 27, 1692
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bucks County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941
View County Classification Bucks County 5th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Bucks County 3rd to 2nd A yes Jan 1, 1992

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution 14, 2013: To fix the municipal boundary line Jun 18, 2013

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Resolutions) May 18, 2015

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Falls 5836946 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Bristol Township-Falls Township-Lower Makefield Township-Middletown Township Proposed 1815 Boundary Realignment no* 1815
View Boundary Realignment Bristol Township-Tullytown to Falls Proposed 1952 Boundary Realignment no* 1952–1953
View New Borough Fallsboro Borough Proposed 1954 Creation no 1954–1956
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no* 1977–1978
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1985 Home Rule no 1985–1986