Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1746 3



Name Relationship Status
Bucks, County of Parent former
Lehigh, County of Parent current
Northampton, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207733616 Lead
View county Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 10 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216688 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5698701 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 390275 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1746
View Reduction Whitehall, Township of (Northampton, defunct) Creation Mar 20, 1753
View Reduction Lynn, Township of Creation Jun 9, 1753
View Reduction Dallas, Township of (Lehigh, defunct) Creation Dec 6, 1847
View Ascertainment Lowhill, Township of Ascertainment Feb 21, 1979
View Ascertainment Lynn, Township of Ascertainment Feb 21, 1979
View Ascertainment North Whitehall, Township of Ascertainment Feb 21, 1979
View Ascertainment Washington, Township of (Lehigh) Ascertainment Feb 21, 1979
View Ascertainment East Penn, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Reference West Penn, Township of Reference May 4, 1982

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1746
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Northampton County 1752 Creation yes* Mar 11, 1752
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
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

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Heidelberg 5837798 1 1