Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1842 4



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 49 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201144928 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215932 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894055 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 061025 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Heidelberg, Township of (Berks) Reduction 1842
View Ascertainment Millcreek, Township of (Lebanon) Ascertainment 1855
View Reduction Wernersville, Borough of Creation Jan 15, 1914
View Reduction South Heidelberg, Township of Creation Jun 20, 1914
View Reduction Wernersville, Borough of Expansion Dec 18, 1962
View Expansion Sinking Spring, Borough of Reduction Mar 7, 1974
View Reduction Sinking Spring, Borough of Expansion Mar 7, 1974

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1842
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Cumru Township 1737 Creation yes+ 1737
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Spring Township 1850 Creation yes* Nov 4, 1850
View New Borough Sinking Spring Borough 1913 Creation yes Apr 14, 1913
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 Lower Heidelberg 5836848 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Cacoosing Township Proposed 1852 Creation no* 1852–1853
View New Borough Wernersville Borough Proposed 1907 Creation no 1907–1909
View Annexation Sinking Spring Borough Ordinance 286 no* 1963–1964
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993