Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 11, 1752 8



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 48 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201133600 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215927 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1895071 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060725 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Heidelberg, Township of (Lebanon) Reduction Mar 11, 1752
View Part Womelsdorf, Borough of Creation (Within) Mar 21, 1834
View Reduction Womelsdorf, Borough of Separation Jan 23, 1836
View Reduction Lower Heidelberg, Township of Creation 1842
View Reduction Marion, Township of (Berks) Creation Apr 6, 1844
View Reduction North Heidelberg, Township of Creation Apr 7, 1845
View Ascertainment Millcreek, Township of (Lebanon) Ascertainment 1855
View Expansion? North Heidelberg, Township of Reduction? 1854–1860
View Reduction Millcreek, Township of (Lebanon) Expansion 1865
View Reduction Robesonia, Borough of Creation Jun 21, 1913
View Reduction Womelsdorf, Borough of Expansion 1969–1975

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 11, 1752
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Heidelberg 5836843 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Heidelberg Township Proposed 1832 Division no* 1832–1833
View New Township Bern Township-Heidelberg Township-Upper Bern Township-Upper Tulpehocken Township Proposed 1838 New Township no* 1838
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993