Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1810 2



Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 17 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200132144 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215783 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1750795 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010485 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Berwick, Township of Reduction Aug 1810
View Part Berwick, Borough of (Adams, defunct) Creation (Within) May 7, 1835
View Reduction East Berlin, Borough of Creation Dec 4, 1879
View Reduction Berwick, Borough of (Adams, defunct) Separation Sep 20, 1880

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 1810
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Charter Amendment Berwick Borough 1862 Charter Amendment yes Mar 27, 1862
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Adams County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Adams County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hamilton 5836670 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Berwick Township-Hamilton Township Proposed 1869 School District Annexation no* 1869
View New School District Hamilton Township-Reading Township Proposed 1873 Independent School District no* 1873