Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1742 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bucks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bucks County, Pennsylvania 20 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201744968 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216020 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q117746 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 090605 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Makefield, Township of (defunct) Division 1742
View Reduction Yardley, Borough of Creation Jan 30, 1895
View Reduction Yardley, Borough of Expansion Mar 17, 1927
View Reduction Morrisville, Borough of Expansion Jul 29, 1955

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1742
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 Bucks County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941
View County Classification Bucks County 5th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Bucks County 3rd to 2nd A yes Jan 1, 1992

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Lower Makefield 5836949 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Lower Makefield Township-Upper Makefield Township 1700s Boundary Realignment unknown 1753
View Boundary Realignment Bristol Township-Falls Township-Lower Makefield Township-Middletown Township Proposed 1815 Boundary Realignment no* 1815
View School District Annexation Lower Makefield Township-Newtown Township Proposed 1890 School District Annexation no* 1890
View New Borough Fallsboro Borough Proposed 1954 Creation no 1954–1956
View Annexation Yardley Borough 1955 Ordinance unknown 1955–1956
View Annexation Yardley Borough 1961 Ordinance unknown 1961
View Annexation Yardley Borough Ordinance 158 no* 1961–1964
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no* 1977–1978
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1985 Home Rule no 1985–1986