Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 5, 1729 24

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 340 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207141224 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216631 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6483271 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 360875 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Aug 5, 1729
View Reduction Lancaster, Borough of (defunct) Creation May 1, 1742
View Swap Lancaster, City of Swap 1929
View Swap Manheim, Township of (Lancaster) Swap 1929
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Creation Jan 19, 1932
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Apr 7, 1948
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Feb 12, 1949
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion 1953
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jan 1, 1953
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jan 4, 1953
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Aug 27, 1954
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion May 17, 1955
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jul 13, 1956
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jul 13, 1956
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion 1957
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jun 27, 1957
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Nov 24, 1958
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion Feb 9, 1962
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion 1963
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jun 28, 1963
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion May 16, 1967
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jun 30, 1967
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion 1969
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion Aug 29, 1969
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion 1969–1972
View Reduction Millersville, Borough of Expansion 2009

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 5, 1729
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 Lancaster County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Lancaster Borough-Lancaster Township Proposed 1755 Merger unknown 1755
View Annexation Lancaster Township-Manheim Township-Lancaster City Proposed 1908 Annexation unknown 1908
View Annexation Lancaster Township-Lancaster City Proposed 1924 Annexation (East) no 1924–1925
View Annexation Lancaster Township-Lancaster City Proposed 1924 Annexation (West) no 1924–1925
View First Class Township Lancaster Township Proposed 1952 1st Class no 1952
View Annexation Lancaster City Ordinance 28-1957 no 1957–1958
View Annexation Lancaster City Ordinance 24-1970 no* 1970
View Home Rule (County) Lancaster County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2010s 3rd to 2nd A no 2011
View Annexation Lancaster Township-Pequea Township Proposed 2011 Annexation no 2011
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2020s 3rd to 2nd A pending 2021–2022