Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Oct 12, 1773 4



Name Relationship Status
Bedford, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200935656 Lead
View county Bedford County, Pennsylvania 110 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215895 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1895057 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 050395 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Barree, Township of Reduction Oct 12, 1773
View Reduction Hopewell, Township of (Huntingdon) Creation Sep 20, 1787
View Reduction Broad Top, Township of Creation Apr 16, 1838
View Reduction Liberty, Township of (Bedford) Creation 1845
View Reduction Broad Top, Township of Expansion 1880–1881

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Oct 12, 1773
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 Bedford County 7th to 6th yes Dec 7, 1972

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hopewell 5836806 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Hopewell Township-West Providence Township Proposed 1860 Boundary Realignment unknown 1860