Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1736 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Cumberland, County of Parent current
Lancaster, County of Parent former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 11 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204135672 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216335 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q9040244 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 210215 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1736
View Reduction Antrim, Township of Creation May 5, 1741
View Reduction Newton, Township of (Cumberland, defunct) Creation Jan 1767
View Reduction Shippensburg, Township of Creation Jul 1783
View Reduction Southampton, Township of (Cumberland) Creation Oct 1783
View Reduction Southampton, Township of (Cumberland) Expansion 1791
View Reduction Mifflin, Township of (Cumberland, defunct) Creation Jan 1797
View Ascertainment Southampton, Township of (Cumberland) Ascertainment 1844
View Reduction Newburg, Borough of (Cumberland) Creation May 6, 1861
View Swap Newburg, Borough of (Cumberland) Swap 1979
View Ascertainment Upper Mifflin, Township of Ascertainment 1984
View Swap Southampton, Township of (Cumberland) Swap 1993

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1736
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Cumberland County 1749 Creation yes+ Jan 27, 1749
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 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 Agreement Aug 6, 1979
View Agreement Jul 5, 1984
View Agreement Sep 13, 1993

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hopewell 5837331 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Hopewell Township-Upper Mifflin Township Proposed 1998 Boundary Realignment unknown 1998