Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Fleetwood, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Oct 1873 Oct 4, 1873 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 44 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201126280 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4226280 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214914 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213964 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1132758 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060633 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Richmond, Township of (Berks) Reduction Oct 4, 1873
View Expansion Richmond, Township of (Berks) Reduction Nov 5, 1924
View Expansion Richmond, Township of (Berks) Reduction 1926
View Expansion Richmond, Township of (Berks) Reduction Mar 27, 1947
View Expansion Richmond, Township of (Berks) Reduction Sep 1, 1967
View Expansion Richmond, Township of (Berks) Reduction Dec 20, 1967
View Expansion Richmond, Township of (Berks) Reduction Feb 24, 1969
View Expansion Richmond, Township of (Berks) Reduction Mar 28, 1969

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Oct 4, 1873
View Borough (Title 8) Dec 30, 1891

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Richmond Township 1751 Creation yes+ 1751
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Ruscombmanor Township 1754 Creation yes+ 1754
View Boundary Realignment Maidencreek Township-Richmond Township-Ruscombmanor Township Reconstructed 1754-1817 Boundary Realignment yes? 1754–1817
View Annexation Ruscombmanor Township-Richmond Township 1840 Annexation yes Jan 8, 1840
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Minute Dec 5, 1873 v. 1, p. 1–2
View Minute Jan 6, 1892 v. 1
View Ordinance 85: Providing for a change in the borough limits by the annexation of certain lands adjacent to the borough situate in Richmond Township Apr 7, 1924 Apr 7, 1924
View Ordinance 95: Providing for the annexation, to the Borough of Fleetwood, of a portion of Richmond Township, in the County of Berks and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining said Borough on the northeast Dec 20, 1926 Dec 20, 1926 p. 101
View Ordinance 166: Annexing to the Borough of Fleetwood, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a section of Richmond Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and westwardly from the aforesaid Borough and herein described, and for the making of necessary changes to the topographical survey Mar 3, 1947 Mar 3, 1947 p. 154–157
View Ordinance 308: Annexing a portion of the Township of Richmond, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to and to the east of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Fleetwood, and being hereinafter more fully described, upon the petition of all of the freehold owners of the land so to be annexed, and providing that the said territory shall be and become a part of the said Borough Aug 1, 1967 Aug 1, 1967
View Ordinance 313: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Fleetwood of certain territory owned by said Borough of Fleetwood and situate in Richmond Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, said territory being contiguous to the present corporate limits of the Borough of Fleetwood; and repealing certain ordinances Dec 11, 1967 Dec 12, 1967
View Ordinance 320: Annexing a portion of the Township of Richmond, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to and to the northwest of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Fleetwood, and being hereafter more fully described upon the petition of all of the freeholders of the land so to be annexed, and providing that the said territory shall be and become a part of said Borough Nov 11, 1968 Nov 11, 1968
View Ordinance 327: Annexing a portion of the Township of Richmond, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to and the northwest of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Fleetwood, and being hereafter more fully bounded and described, upon the petition of all of the freehold owners of the land so to be annexed, and providing that the said territory shall be and become a part of said Borough Feb 10, 1969 Feb 10, 1969

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Minute Book bk. 1891-06-03–1892-06-11 (1891–1892)
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jun 3, 2013
Ordinance Book bk. 1

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Fleetwood Borough 17500449 352 354

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993