Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Oct 14, 1893 Nov 27, 1893 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lehigh, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207727008 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4227008 Lead
View county Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 08 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215377 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1175051 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1132267 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 390213 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction Nov 27, 1893
View Expansion Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction 1919
View Expansion Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction Sep 14, 1949
View Ascertainment Bethlehem, City of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment Lower Saucon, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 27, 1893

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Lehigh County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 6, 1812
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lehigh County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification Lehigh County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972
View Home Rule (County) Lehigh County 1978 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 1978

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 58: Annexing to the Borough of Fountain Hill a certain portion of territory presently included within the limits of the Township of Salisbury, Lehigh County, adjoining the Borough of Fountain Hill Nov 17, 1919 Nov 22, 1911
View Ordinance 157: [Annexing 11.122 acres in Salisbury Township to the Borough of Fountain Hill] Aug 22, 1949
View Ordinance 158: [Repealing Ordinance 157, annexing 10.975 acres in Salisbury Township to the Borough of Fountain Hill] Sep 6, 1949

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jun 27, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Fountain Hill Borough 17500451 910 918
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Fountain Hill 5837796 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Fountain Hill 36433198 1 1