Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 7, 1737 2



Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 380 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207143832 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216633 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1179481 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6649321 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 360965 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Drumore, Township of Reduction Feb 7, 1737
View Reduction Colerain, Township of (Lancaster) Creation 1744
View Reduction Fulton, Township of (Lancaster) Creation Nov 22, 1844
View Ascertainment Unorganized (placeholder) Ascertainment 1898–1909

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 7, 1737
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Lancaster County 1729 Township Division yes+ Aug 5, 1729
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

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Little Britain 5837725 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2020s 3rd to 2nd A pending 2021–2022