Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 16, 1891 0



Name Relationship Status
Montgomery, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 39 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4209144920 direct
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216859 direct View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 460635 direct

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Gwynedd, Township of (defunct) Division Dec 16, 1891

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 16, 1891
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Gwynedd Township 1701 Creation yes+ 1701
View New County Montgomery County 1784 Creation yes Sep 10, 1784
View Election Districts Gwynedd Township 1876 Election Districts yes+ 1876
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Montgomery County 4th to 3rd yes Dec 30, 1930
View School Districts Wissahickon School District Elect School Directors yes* 1966–1967
View County Classification Montgomery County 3rd to 2nd A yes Nov 1, 1967

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns.Mp. 1940 Lower Gwynedd 5838025 1 1
Cns.Mp. 1950 Lower Gwynedd Township

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Lower Gwynedd Township-Whitpain Township Proposed 1963 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1963–1964
View Home Rule (County) Montgomery County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no 1973–1974