Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 1, 1753 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current
Philadelphia, County of Parent proposed

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 52 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201134016 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215928 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1203788 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894184 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060755 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction Feb 1, 1753
View Creation Upper Hanover, Township of Reduction Feb 1, 1753
View Reduction Washington, Township of (Berks) Creation Jan 1840
View Reduction District, Township of Expansion Apr 7, 1841
View Swap Washington, Township of (Berks) Swap Nov 3, 1851
View Ascertainment District, Township of Ascertainment Jun 14, 1976
View Ascertainment Lower Macungie, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment Lower Milford, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment Upper Milford, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment District, Township of Ascertainment Oct 3, 2011
View Reduction District, Township of Expansion Oct 3, 2011

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 1, 1753
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Upper Hanover Township 1736 Creation yes+ Jun 1736
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
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

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution 10, 1975 Jul 8, 1975
View Resolution 3, 1976 1976
View Minute Apr 20, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hereford 5836844 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Hereford Township Proposed 1751 Creation no* 1751
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993
View Boundary Realignment District Township-Hereford Township Proposed 1993 Boundary Ascertainment no 1993