Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jun 9, 1753 0



Name Relationship Status
Lehigh, County of Parent current
Northampton, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207745656 Lead
View county Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 14 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216692 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6709267 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 390395 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Heidelberg, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction Jun 9, 1753
View Ascertainment Heidelberg, Township of (Lehigh) Ascertainment Feb 21, 1979
View Ascertainment Albany, Township of (Berks) Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment West Penn, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Reference East Penn, Township of Reference May 4, 1982

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jun 9, 1753
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 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 Lynn 5837802 1 1