Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Lower Macungie, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 3, 1832 14

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lehigh, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207744952 Lead
View county Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 12 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216689 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6693580 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 390305 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Macungie, Township of (defunct) Division May 3, 1832
View Reduction Millerstown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct) Creation Nov 13, 1857
View Reduction Millerstown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct) Expansion Apr 29, 1868
View Reduction Alburtis, Borough of Creation May 9, 1913
View Reduction Macungie, Borough of Expansion 1924
View Reduction Emmaus, Borough of Expansion May 9, 1956
View Reduction Macungie, Borough of Expansion 1957
View Reduction Emmaus, Borough of Expansion Feb 25, 1957
View Reduction Macungie, Borough of Expansion 1959
View Reduction Alburtis, Borough of Expansion Feb 10, 1959
View Reduction Macungie, Borough of Expansion 1960
View Reduction Macungie, Borough of Expansion Dec 12, 1963
View Reduction Alburtis, Borough of Expansion 1966
View Reduction Macungie, Borough of Expansion Nov 28, 1968
View Reduction Emmaus, Borough of Expansion Nov 8, 1972
View Ascertainment Hereford, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment Longswamp, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township May 3, 1832
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 7, 2008

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Lehigh County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 6, 1812
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lehigh County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification Lehigh County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972
View Home Rule (County) Lehigh County 1978 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 1978

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Lower Macungie 5837799 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Emmaus Borough Ordinance 450 no* 1969–1971
View First Class Township Lower Macungie Township Proposed 1995 1st Class no 1995