Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 12, 1888 5

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 23 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201144840 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215931 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894675 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 060995 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Alsace, Township of Reduction Nov 12, 1888
View Reduction Mount Penn, Borough of Creation Jan 7, 1903
View Reduction Mount Penn, Borough of Expansion 1915–1916
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Sep 23, 1917
View Reduction Mount Penn, Borough of Expansion Jun 2, 1937
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 12, 1888
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Alsace Township 1745 Creation yes+ 1745
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

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 234: Approving a joint agreement to consolidate the Borough of Mount Penn, Berks County, Pennsylvania, and the Township of Lower Alsace, Berks County, Pennsylvania; determining to have the matter be decided by referendum; setting forth the question to be placed on the official ballot or voting machine ballot label for the General Election to be held on November 4, 2014 Jul 28, 2014

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Lower Alsace 5836847 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Alsace Township-Lower Alsace Township 1933 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1932
View Annexation Mount Penn Borough Ordinance 371 no 1940–1941
View Annexation Reading City Ordinance 9-1961 no* 1961–1963
View Annexation Reading City Ordinance 18-1962 no* 1962–1964
View Annexation Lower Alsace Township-Exeter Township 1970s Annexation unknown~ 1970–1980
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993
View Dissolution Antietam Valley Municipality Proposed 2014 Creation no 2014