Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Kutztown, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 17, 1815 Apr 7, 1815 9

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 55 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201140656 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4240656 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214917 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1178716 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q376959 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060843 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Maxatawny, Township of Reduction Apr 7, 1815
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction May 23, 1912
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction Jun 3, 1954
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction Aug 23, 1957
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction May 19, 1959
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction Apr 26, 1960
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction Nov 22, 1965
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction May 25, 1967
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction Sep 5, 1967
View Expansion Maxatawny, Township of Reduction Sep 28, 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Apr 7, 1815
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 10, 1854

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Maxatawny Township 1742 Creation yes+ Sep 1742
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952
View School District Dissolution Kutztown Union School District 1957 Creation yes* 1956–1957

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: Declaring the annexation of lots or outlots or other tracts of land in Maxatawny Township lying adjacent to the Borough of Kutztown, and the admission of the section with petitioners and others own to the Borough of Kutztown, which said section shall forever thereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of said Borough of Kutztown and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the municipal authorities of said Borough as fully as if the same had been originally a part of said borough Feb 5, 1909 Feb 8, 1909 p. 414–417
View Ordinance: Declaring the annexation of outlots of a section of land in Maxatawny Township lying adjacent to the Borough of Kutztown, and the admission of the section which the petitioners and others own to the Borough of Kutztown, which said section shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of said Borough of Kutztown, and subject to the jurisdiction and government of borough authorities of the Borough of Kutztown, as fully and with like effect as if the same originally had been part of the Borough of Kutztown May 6, 1912 May 8, 1912
View Ordinance 1, 1954: Annexing to the Borough of Kutztown, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a section of Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and immediately west of said Borough, and herein described Mar 9, 1954 p. 123–124
View Ordinance 1, 1957: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Kutztown, Berks County, Pennsylvania, portions of Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and being north and east of the present boundaries of the Borough of Kutztown and hereinafter more fully described and providing that the said territories shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough, if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Feb 12, 1957 Feb 12, 1957 p. 144–147
View Ordinance 1, 1959: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Kutztown, a section of Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south of the Borough of Kutztown, which is more fully described hereafter, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough if the annexation shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County Jan 13, 1959 Jan 13, 1959 p. 174–175
View Ordinance 9, 1959: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Kutztown, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and being east of the present boundary of the Borough of Kutztown and being hereinafter more fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough, if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Nov 10, 1959 Nov 10, 1959 p. 203–204
View Ordinance 5, 1964: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Kutztown, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania lying adjacent to and to the north of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Kutztown and being hereinafter more fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Apr 21, 1964 Apr 21, 1964
View Ordinance 3, 1967: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Kutztown, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to and to the northwest of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Kutztown and being hereinafter more fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Apr 4, 1967 Apr 10, 1967 p. 422–425
View Ordinance 5, 1967: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Kutztown, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to and to the north and west of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Kutztown and being hereinafter more fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Jul 11, 1967 Jul 11, 1967 p. 430–432
View Ordinance 8, 1967: Providing for the annexation to the said Borough of Kutztown certain territory owned by said Borough of Kutztown and situate in Maxatawny Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, said territory being contiguous to the present corporate limits of the Borough of Kutztown Aug 2, 1967 Aug 2, 1967 p. 438–440

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 5, 2013
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jun 3, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Kutztown Borough 17500449 336 344

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Kutztown Borough 1909 Ordinance no 1909–1912
View Annexation Maxatawny Township-Kutztown Borough Proposed 1985 Annexation no 1985
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993
View Annexation Maxatawny Township-Kutztown Borough Proposed 1993 Annexation no 1993