Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 1761 8

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Long Swamp, Township of (alternate) Variant variant
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 59 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201144584 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215930 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1179926 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894172 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060965 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction May 1761
View Reduction Topton, Borough of Creation Jan 19, 1877
View Reduction Topton, Borough of Expansion Dec 14, 1914
View Reduction Topton, Borough of Expansion Jun 22, 1928
View Reduction? Maxatawny, Township of Expansion? 1926–1937
View Reduction Topton, Borough of Expansion Apr 23, 1952
View Reduction Topton, Borough of Expansion Jul 7, 1959
View Reduction Topton, Borough of Expansion Jan 18, 1960
View Reduction Topton, Borough of Expansion Feb 8, 1963
View Ascertainment Lower Macungie, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment Upper Macungie, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Swap District, Township of Swap 1993

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township May 1761
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
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 Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Longswamp 5836846 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993