Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Hampden, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 23, 1845 4



Name Relationship Status
Cumberland, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 10 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204132296 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216334 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5646005 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 210184 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation East Pennsboro, Township of Reduction Jan 23, 1845
View Reduction? Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland) Expansion? 1859–1861
View Reduction Shiremanstown, Borough of Creation Nov 17, 1874
View Reduction Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland) Expansion 1891
View Reference Camp Hill, Borough of Reference Jan 18, 1908
View Reduction Camp Hill, Borough of Expansion Jul 28, 1954
View Ascertainment East Pennsboro, Township of Ascertainment Jun 6, 1972

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 23, 1845
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 4, 1960

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Cumberland County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Cumberland County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1972
View County Classification Cumberland County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 2012

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution 7, 1971: [Establishing the boundary line between Hampden Township and East Pennsboro Township as surveyed by D. P. Raffensperger Associates in March 1971] Aug 30, 1971

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code): "Resolution 71-7, dated 30-Aug-1971, referenced in Appendix D (Governmental and Intergovernmental Affairs) of the codification of ordinances for the Township of Hampden, relating to the township’s common boundary with the Township of East Pennsboro." Dec 26, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hampden 5837330 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Silver Spring Township-Hampden Township Proposed 1869 School District Annexation unknown 1869–1870
View Plat Recording Shiremanstown Borough 1876 Plat Recording unknown 1876
View New Township East Pennsboro Township-Hampden Township-Silver Spring Township Proposed 1886 New Township no 1886