Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Montgomery, County of county County (Class: 2A) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 10, 1784 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Abington, Township of (Montgomery) Child current
Ambler, Borough of Child current
Ardmore, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Bridgeport, Borough of (Montgomery) Child current
Bryn Athyn, Borough of Child current
Cheltenham, Township of Child current
Collegeville, Borough of Child current
Conshohocken, Borough of Child current
Douglass, Township of (Montgomery) Child current
East Greenville, Borough of Child current
East Norriton, Township of Child current
Franconia, Township of Child current
Frederick, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Gilbertsville, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Glenside, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Green Lane, Borough of Child current
Greenlane, Borough of (alternate) Child variant
Gwynedd, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Hatboro, Borough of Child current
Hatfield, Borough of Child current
Hatfield, Township of Child current
Horsham, Township of Child current
Huntingdon Valley, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Jenkintown, Borough of Child current
Lansdale, Borough of Child current
Limerick Station, Place of (unincorporated) Child unincorporated
Limerick, Township of Child current
Linfield, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Lower Frederick, Township of Child current
Lower Gwynedd, Township of Child current
Lower Merion, Township of Child current
Lower Moreland, Township of Child current
Lower Pottsgrove, Township of Child current
Lower Providence, Township of Child current
Lower Salford, Township of Child current
Marlborough, Township of (Montgomery) Child current
Meadowbrook, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Merion, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Montgomery, Township of (Montgomery) Child current
Moreland, Township of (Montgomery, defunct) Child most recent
Narberth, Borough of Child current
New Hanover, Township of Child current
Norristown, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Norristown, City of (proposed) Child proposed
Norristown, Municipality of Child current
Norriton, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
North Wales, Borough of Child current
Pennsburg, Borough of Child current
Perkiomen, Township of Child current
Plymouth, Township of (Montgomery) Child current
Pottsgrove, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Pottstown, Borough of Child current
Pottstown, City of (proposed) Child proposed
Providence, Township of (Montgomery, defunct) Child most recent
Red Hill, Borough of Child current
Rockledge, Borough of Child current
Royer's Ford, Borough of (alternate) Child variant
Royers Ford, Borough of (alternate) Child variant
Royersford, Borough of Child current
Salford, Township of Child current
Salford, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Schwenksville, Borough of Child current
Skippack and Perkiomen, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Skippack, Township of Child current
Souderton, Borough of Child current
Springfield, Township of (Montgomery) Child current
Telford, Borough of Child current
Towamencin, Township of Child current
Towamensing, Township of (Montgomery, alternate) Child variant
Trappe, Borough of Child current
Upper Dublin, Township of Child current
Upper Frederick, Township of Child current
Upper Gwynedd, Township of Child current
Upper Hanover, Township of Child current
Upper Merion, Township of Child current
Upper Moreland, Township of Child current
Upper Pottsgrove, Township of Child current
Upper Providence, Township of (Montgomery) Child current
Upper Salford, Township of Child current
West Conshohocken, Borough of Child current
West Norriton, Township of Child current
West Pottsgrove, Township of Child current
West Telford, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Whitemarsh, Township of Child current
Whitepain, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Whitepaine, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Whitpain, Township of Child current
Worcester, Township of Child current
Wyndmoor, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42091 direct
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213680 direct View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 46 direct

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Philadelphia, County of Reduction Sep 10, 1784
View Swap Philadelphia, County of Swap Feb 26, 1857
View Reduction Philadelphia, County of Expansion 1866
View Reduction Philadelphia, County of Expansion Jul 19, 1916
View Ascertainment Lehigh, County of Ascertainment May 4, 1982

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County Sep 10, 1784
View County, 4th Class Jul 10, 1919
View County, 3rd Class Dec 30, 1930
View County, 2nd Class A Nov 1, 1967

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Plymouth Township 1687 Creation yes+ 1687
View New Township Cheltenham Township 1693 Creation yes+ 1693
View New Township Abington Township 1701 Creation yes+ 1701
View New Township Gwynedd Township 1701 Creation yes+ 1701
View New Township Whitpain Township 1701 Creation yes+ 1701
View New Township Merion Township 1703 Creation yes+ 1703
View New Township Skippack and Perkiomen Township 1713 Creation yes+ 1713
View New Township Montgomery Township 1715 Creation yes+ 1715
View New Township Whitemarsh Township 1715 Creation yes+ 1715
View New Township Limerick Township 1717 Creation yes+ 1717
View New Township Lower Merion Township-Upper Merion Township 1718 Creation yes+ 1718
View New Township Moreland Township 1719 Creation yes+ 1719
View New Township Upper Dublin Township 1719 Creation yes+ 1719
View New Township Springfield Township 1720 Creation yes+ 1720
View New Township Horsham Township 1723 Creation yes+ 1723
View Plat Recording Limerick Township 1726 Plat Recording yes+ 1726
View New Township Salford Township 1725 Creation yes Mar 1725
View New Township New Hanover Township 1726 Creation yes+ 1726
View New Township Towamencin Township 1728 Creation yes+ Mar 3, 1728
View New Township Providence Township 1729 Creation yes+ Mar 2, 1729
View New Township Norriton Township 1730 Creation yes+ Sep 1730
View New Township Frederick Township 1730 Creation yes+ Mar 1730
View New Township Franconia Township 1731 Creation yes+ Mar 1731
View New Township Worcester Township 1733 Creation yes+ Mar 1733
View New Township Upper Hanover Township 1736 Creation yes+ Jun 1736
View New Township Douglass Township 1736 Creation yes+ Jun 1736
View New Township Lower Salford Township-Marlborough Township-Upper Salford Township 1741 Creation yes+ Mar 1741
View New Township Hatfield Township 1742 Creation yes+ Mar 9, 1742
View Annexation Douglass Township 1753 Annexation yes+ 1753
View Boundary Realignment Lower Merion Township-Upper Merion Township 1804 Boundary Realignment yes May 16, 1804
View New Township Lower Providence Township-Upper Providence Township 1805 Creation yes Nov 12, 1805
View New Township Pottsgrove Township 1806 Creation yes Aug 20, 1806
View New Borough Norristown Borough 1812 Creation yes May 1, 1812
View New Borough Pottstown Borough 1815 Creation yes Apr 11, 1815
View Boundary Realignment Lower Merion Township-Upper Merion Township 1844 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1844
View Wards Norristown Borough 1847 Wards yes Feb 8, 1847
View Wards Pottstown Borough 1847 Wards yes Mar 16, 1847
View Annexation New Hanover Township-Upper Hanover Township Reconstructed 1822-1848 Annexation yes? 1822–1848
View New Borough Conshohocken Borough 1850 Creation yes May 21, 1850
View New Borough Bridgeport Borough 1851 Creation yes Mar 21, 1851
View Wards Norristown Borough 1852 Wards yes Apr 23, 1852
View Annexation Norriton Township-Plymouth Township to Norristown Borough 1853 Annexation yes Mar 26, 1853
View New Borough North Wales Borough 1869 Creation yes Aug 25, 1869
View General Law Conshohocken Borough Partial 1870 General Law yes Mar 22, 1870
View New School District Lansdale Independent School District 1871 Creation yes* 1871
View New School District Pennsburg Independent School District 1871 Creation yes* 1871
View Wards Norristown Borough 1871 Wards yes May 12, 1871
View Wards Pottstown Borough 1871 Wards yes May 12, 1871
View New Borough Hatboro Borough 1871 Creation yes Aug 26, 1871
View New Borough Lansdale Borough 1872 Creation yes Aug 27, 1872
View New School District Line Lexington Independent School District 1873 Creation yes* 1873
View New School District New Hanover Township 1874 Independent School District (2 separate?) yes* 1872–1874
View New Borough West Conshohocken Borough 1874 Creation yes Oct 6, 1874
View Election Districts Pottsgrove Township 1875 Election Districts yes+ 1875
View Election Districts Whitemarsh Township 1875 Election Districts yes+ 1875
View New Borough Jenkintown Borough 1875 Creation yes Jan 16, 1875
View New Borough East Greenville Borough 1875 Creation yes Sep 6, 1875
View New Borough Green Lane Borough 1875 Creation yes Dec 10, 1875
View Wards Conshohocken Borough 1876 Wards yes+ 1876
View Election Districts Gwynedd Township 1876 Election Districts yes+ 1876
View Annexation Springfield Township-Whitemarsh Township 1876 Annexation yes* Nov 11, 1876
View Boundary Realignment Pottsgrove Township-Pottstown Borough 1877 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1877
View Election Districts Lower Merion Township 1878 Election Districts yes+ 1878
View Election Districts Moreland Township 1878 Election Districts yes+ 1878
View Election Districts Upper Providence Township 1878 Election Districts yes+ 1878
View Election Districts Upper Salford Township 1878 Election Districts yes+ 1877–1878
View New Borough Royersford Borough 1879 Creation yes Jun 28, 1879
View New School District Ambler Independent School District 1880 Creation yes+ 1880
View Election Districts Lower Merion Township 1880 Election Districts yes+ 1880
View New School District Trappe Independent School District 1880 Creation yes+ 1880
View Boundary Realignment Frederick Township-Skippack and Perkiomen Township 1880 Boundary Ascertainment yes* Sep 1880
View Wards Norristown Borough 1881 Wards yes+ 1881
View Election Districts Cheltenham Township 1882 Election Districts yes+ 1882
View New School District Sumneytown Independent School District 1882 Creation yes+ 1882
View Wards Pottstown Borough 1883 Wards yes* Dec 7, 1883
View Wards Norristown Borough 1884 Wards yes+ 1884
View Annexation Gwynedd Township-North Wales Borough 1885 Annexation yes Mar 10, 1885
View Annexation Hatfield Township-Lansdale Borough 1886 Annexation yes Jan 14, 1886
View New Township Perkiomen Township-Skippack Township 1886 Creation yes Mar 19, 1886
View New Borough Souderton Borough 1887 Creation yes Dec 15, 1887
View Annexation Pottsgrove Township-Pottstown Borough 1888 Annexation yes Mar 8, 1888
View New Borough Pennsburg Borough 1888 Creation yes Apr 10, 1888
View New Borough Ambler Borough 1888 Creation yes Jun 23, 1888
View Wards Pottstown Borough 1888 Wards (1) yes* Oct 4, 1888
View Wards Pottstown Borough 1888 Wards (2) yes* Dec 6, 1888
View New Township Lower Pottsgrove Township-Upper Pottsgrove Township 1889 Creation yes Dec 2, 1889
View New Township Lower Gwynedd Township-Upper Gwynedd Township 1891 Creation yes Dec 16, 1891
View New Township Salford Township 1892 Creation yes Feb 1, 1892
View New Borough Rockledge Borough 1893 Creation yes Jan 12, 1893
View New Borough Narberth Borough 1895 Creation yes Jan 22, 1895
View New Borough Collegeville Borough 1896 Creation yes Jun 4, 1896
View Annexation Upper Providence Township-Perkiomen Township 1896 Annexation yes Sep 21, 1896
View New Borough Trappe Borough 1896 Creation yes Sep 25, 1896
View New Borough West Telford Borough 1897 Creation yes Dec 28, 1897
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 73 yes Jan 3, 1898
View New Borough Hatfield Borough 1898 Creation yes Jul 8, 1898
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View First Class Township Cheltenham Township 1900 1st Class yes Mar 5, 1900
View First Class Township Lower Merion Township 1900 1st Class yes Mar 5, 1900
View New Township West Pottsgrove Township 1900 Creation yes Jul 2, 1900
View First Class Township Springfield Township 1901 1st Class yes Mar 4, 1901
View New Borough Red Hill Borough 1902 Creation yes Dec 1, 1902
View New Borough Schwenksville Borough 1903 Creation yes Apr 9, 1903
View Annexation Royersford Borough Ordinance 121 and 123 yes Oct 10, 1904
View First Class Township Abington Township 1906 1st Class yes Mar 5, 1906
View Annexation Norristown Borough 1908 Ordinance yes Jan 18, 1909
View New Township East Norriton Township-West Norriton Township 1909 Creation yes Mar 9, 1909
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 113 yes Apr 19, 1909
View Annexation Royersford Borough Ordinance 148 and 151 yes Sep 27, 1909
View Annexation East Greenville Borough 1909 Ordinance yes Dec 20, 1909
View Annexation Abington Township-Jenkintown Borough 1910 Annexation yes* Jun 16, 1910
View Annexation Hatfield Borough Ordinance 22 and 23 yes Aug 1, 1910
View Annexation North Wales Borough Ordinance 88 yes Nov 7, 1910
View Annexation East Greenville Borough 1911 Ordinance yes Mar 27, 1911
View Annexation Abington Township-Cheltenham Township 1912 Annexation yes Jan 9, 1912
View Annexation Souderton Borough Ordinance 67 yes Jan 18, 1916
View New Borough Bryn Athyn Borough 1916 Creation yes Feb 11, 1916
View Annexation West Telford Borough Ordinance 32 yes Jul 24, 1916
View Boundary Realignment Towamencin Township-Worcester Township 1916 Boundary Ascertainment yes* Oct 1916
View New Township Lower Moreland Township-Upper Moreland Township 1916 Creation yes Dec 30, 1916
View Annexation Souderton Borough Ordinance 71 yes Jun 22, 1917
View Annexation Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 12 yes Dec 10, 1920
View General Law Pottstown Borough 1921 General Law yes* Feb 21, 1921
View New Township Lower Frederick Township-Upper Frederick Township 1921 Creation yes Dec 5, 1921
View First Class Township Plymouth Township 1922 1st Class yes Jan 2, 1922
View First Class Township West Pottsgrove Township 1922 1st Class yes Jan 2, 1922
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 145 yes Jan 3, 1922
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 146 yes May 17, 1922
View Annexation Jenkintown Borough Ordinance 194 yes Jun 26, 1922
View Annexation Hatboro Borough Ordinance 113 yes Nov 24, 1922
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 152 yes Dec 18, 1922
View Annexation Hatboro Borough Ordinance 114 yes Feb 5, 1923
View Annexation Jenkintown Borough Ordinance 198 yes Jul 2, 1923
View Annexation Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 23 yes Apr 26, 1924
View Annexation Jenkintown Borough Ordinance 203 yes May 16, 1924
View Annexation Royersford Borough Ordinance 197 yes* Aug 1, 1924
View Annexation Green Lane Borough Ordinance 44 yes Apr 6, 1925
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 158 yes Sep 16, 1925
View Annexation West Telford Borough Ordinance 37 yes* Sep 16, 1925
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 159 yes Nov 9, 1925
View First Class Township West Norriton Township 1926 1st Class yes* Jan 4, 1926
View Annexation Conshohocken Borough 1926 Ordinance yes* Nov 1, 1926
View Annexation Jenkintown Borough Ordinance 232 yes Nov 3, 1926
View Annexation Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 55 yes Jul 13, 1928
View General Law Conshohocken Borough 1929 General Law yes Mar 28, 1929
View Annexation Upper Dublin Township-Abington Township 1929 Annexation yes Sep 9, 1929
View Annexation Hatfield Borough Ordinance 44 yes Nov 13, 1929
View First Class Township Upper Moreland Township 1930 1st Class yes* Jan 6, 1930
View General Law Norristown Borough 1930 General Law yes Mar 11, 1930
View Annexation Pottstown Borough 1930 Ordinance (East End) yes Jun 12, 1930
View Annexation Pottstown Borough 1930 Ordinance (North End) yes Jun 12, 1930
View Annexation Jenkintown Borough Ordinance 271 yes Mar 13, 1931
View Annexation Jenkintown Borough Ordinance 272 yes* Apr 1, 1931
View Annexation Pennsburg Borough 1932 Ordinance yes Jul 29, 1932
View Annexation East Greenville Borough 1933 Ordinance yes* Mar 7, 1933
View General Law Bridgeport Borough 1934 General Law yes Jan 6, 1934
View Dissolution West Telford Borough-Telford Borough 1935 Consolidation yes Jan 11, 1935
View Annexation Hatfield Borough Ordinance 66 yes* Apr 16, 1935
View Annexation North Wales Borough-Upper Gwynedd Township 1935 Annexation yes* Aug 2, 1935
View Annexation Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 108 yes Mar 21, 1938
View Boundary Realignment Abington Township-Upper Dublin Township 1940 Boundary Realignment yes Jun 3, 1940
View Annexation Hatfield Borough Ordinance 79 yes* Nov 5, 1941
View Annexation Pottstown Borough 1942 Ordinance yes* Nov 16, 1942
View Annexation Upper Frederick Township-Marlborough Township to Green Lane Borough Reconstructed 1940-1943 Annexation yes? 1940–1943
View Annexation Ambler Borough Ordinance 308 yes Apr 26, 1943
View Annexation Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 146 yes May 4, 1943
View First Class Township Upper Dublin Township 1946 1st Class yes Jan 7, 1946
View Annexation Bryn Athyn Borough Ordinance 163 yes* May 14, 1948
View First Class Township Lower Moreland Township 1949 1st Class yes Jan 3, 1949
View Annexation Pennsburg Borough 1949 Ordinance yes Dec 9, 1949
View First Class Township Lower Pottsgrove Township 1954 1st Class yes Jan 4, 1954
View Annexation Telford Borough Ordinance 72 and 73 yes Mar 16, 1955
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 492 yes Jun 28, 1956
View Boundary Realignment North Wales Borough-Upper Gwynedd Township 1957 Boundary Realignment yes* 1957
View First Class Township Hatfield Township 1957 1st Class yes Jan 7, 1957
View Annexation Telford Borough Ordinance 85 yes Nov 27, 1957
View Annexation Telford Borough Ordinance 84 yes Aug 15, 1958
View Annexation North Wales Borough Ordinance 269 yes* Nov 24, 1958
View Boundary Realignment Marlborough Township-Salford Township Reconstructed 1955-1960 Boundary Realignment yes? 1955–1960
View Legislative Body Whitemarsh Township 1961 Additional Supervisors yes* 1961
View Legislative Body Lower Providence Township 1962 Additional Supervisors yes* 1962
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 762 yes* Jul 26, 1962
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 763 yes* Jul 26, 1962
View Boundary Realignment Douglass Township-Upper Pottsgrove Township 1962 Boundary Realignment yes* Nov 25, 1962
View School Districts Souderton School District 1963 Creation? yes* 1963
View Legislative Body Upper Merion Township 1960s Additional Supervisors yes* 1961–1963
View School Districts Upper Perkiomen School District Formation? yes* 1962–1963
View First Class Township Upper Gwynedd Township 1963 1st Class yes Jan 7, 1963
View First Class Township Upper Pottsgrove Township 1965 1st Class yes Jan 4, 1965
View School Districts North Penn School District 1966 Election Regions yes* 1966
View School Districts Upper Merion Area School District 1966 Elect School Directors yes* 1966
View Annexation Pottstown Borough Ordinance 1104 yes* Sep 22, 1966
View School Districts Hatboro-Horsham School District 1967 Election Regions yes* 1966–1967
View Annexation Pottstown Borough 1962 Ordinance yes* 1962–1967
View School Districts Spring-Ford Area School District 1967 Election Regions yes* 1966–1967
View School Districts Wissahickon School District Elect School Directors yes* 1966–1967
View Annexation Conshohocken Borough Ordinance 22-1968 yes* Jan 14, 1969
View Legislative Body Horsham Township 1971 Additional Supervisors yes* 1971
View Annexation Schwenksville Borough Ordinance 101 yes May 19, 1971
View Legislative Body Upper Hanover Township 1975 Additional Supervisors yes* 1975
View Home Rule Horsham Township 1976 Home Rule yes Jan 5, 1976
View Home Rule Plymouth Township 1976 Home Rule yes Jan 5, 1976
View Home Rule Cheltenham Township 1977 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 1977
View Home Rule Bryn Athyn Borough 1978 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 1978
View Home Rule Whitemarsh Township 1983 Home Rule yes Jan 3, 1983
View Home Rule Norristown Borough 1986 Home Rule yes Jan 6, 1986
View Annexation Lower Salford Township-Franconia Township 1990 Annexation yes Dec 13, 1990
View Annexation Upper Providence Township-Perkiomen Township 2003 Annexation yes Jul 1, 2003
View Home Rule Norristown Municipality 2004 Home Rule yes Jul 1, 2004

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Minute: [Proclamation classifying Cheltenham Township as a first class township] Dec 7, 1899 295–296
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Minute: [Resolution issuing proclamations classifying Lower Merion and Cheltenham Townships as first class townships] Dec 7, 1899 292–293
View Minute: [Proclamation classifying Lower Merion Township as a first class township] Dec 7, 1899 293–294
View Proclamation: [Classifying Cheltenham Township as a first class township] Dec 7, 1899
View Proclamation: [Classifying Lower Merion Township as a first class township] Dec 7, 1899
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Resolution: [Issuing proclamations classifying Lower Merion and Cheltenham Townships as first class townships] Dec 7, 1899
View Minute: [Proclamation classifying Springfield Township as a first class township] Dec 31, 1900 349–350
View Minute: [Resolution issuing a proclamation classifying Springfield Township as a first class township] Dec 31, 1900 348–349
View Proclamation: [Classifying Springfield Township as a first class township] Dec 31, 1900
View Resolution: [Issuing a proclamation classifying Springfield Township as a first class township] Dec 31, 1900
View Minute: [Proclamation classifying Abington Township as a first class township] Dec 29, 1905 2–4
View Proclamation: [Classifying Abington Township as a first class township] Dec 29, 1905
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Minute: [Proclamation classifying Plymouth and West Pottsgrove Townships as first class townships] Dec 23, 1920 166
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Minute: [Resolution issuing a proclamation classifying Plymouth and West Pottsgrove Townships as first class townships] Dec 23, 1920 166
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Proclamation: [Classifying Plymouth and West Pottsgrove Townships as first class townships] Dec 23, 1920
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Resolution: [Issuing a proclamation classifying Plymouth and West Pottsgrove Townships as first class townships] Dec 23, 1920
View Election: [For or against the consolidation of the Borough of Telford and the Borough of West Telford into one borough by the name, style, and title of the Borough of Telford] Nov 6, 1934
View Election: "SHALL UPPER DUBLIN BECOME A TOWNSHIP OF THE FIRST CLASS" Nov 6, 1945
View Election: [For or against Lower Moreland Township becoming a township of the first class] Nov 2, 1948
View Proclamation Dec 8, 1951
View Election: [For or against Lower Pottsgrove Township becoming a township of the first class] Nov 3, 1953
View Election: [For or against the reclassification of Hatfield Township to a township of the first class] Nov 2, 1954 Rejected
View Election: [For or against Hatfield Township becoming a township of the first class] Nov 6, 1956
View Election: [For or against Upper Merion Township becoming a township of the first class] Nov 3, 1959 Rejected
View Election: "SHALL UPPER GWYNEDD TOWNSHIP BECOME A FIRST CLASS TOWNSHIP" Nov 6, 1962
View Election: "SHALL UPPER MERION TOWNSHIP BECOME A FIRST CLASS TOWNSHIP" Nov 6, 1962 Rejected
View Election: [For or against Upper Pottsgrove Township becoming a township of the first class] Nov 3, 1964
View Minute: [Receipt of and text of correspondence from Secretary of the Commonwealth to the County enclosing a certification classifying Montgomery County as a second class A county] Oct 26, 1967 220–221
View Election: [For or against Upper Merion Township becoming a township of the first class] Nov 4, 1969 Rejected
View Election: [For or against the consolidation of the Boroughs of East Greenville, Pennsburg and Red Hill] Nov 3, 1970 Rejected
View Election: "Shall the Mayor-Council Plan A of the Optional Third Class City Charter Law providing for seven (7) councilmen to be elected at large, be adopted by the Borough of Norristown?" Jun 8, 1971 Rejected
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for Horsham Township] Nov 7, 1972
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for Plymouth Township] Nov 7, 1972
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Charter Commission Election Nov 7, 1972
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Charter Commission Election May 15, 1973
View Election Nov 6, 1973 Rejected
View Charter Commission Election Nov 6, 1973
View Charter Commission Election Nov 6, 1973 Rejected
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the Township of Cheltenham] May 20, 1974
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Election May 21, 1974 Rejected
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report of the Plymouth Township Government Study Commission of February 19, 1974, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the Township of Plymouth?" May 21, 1974
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Election Nov 5, 1974 Rejected
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report, dated May 1, 1974, of the Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with The Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by HORSHAM TOWNSHIP?" Nov 4, 1975
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the Borough of Bryn Athyn] Apr 27, 1976
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the amended Report, dated June 8, 1976, of the Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by Cheltenham Township?" Nov 2, 1976
View Charter Commission Election Nov 8, 1977
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report, dated August 23, 1977, of the Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the Borough of Bryn Athyn?" Nov 8, 1977
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for Whitemarsh Township] Nov 4, 1980
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report dated March 16, 1982 of the Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the Township of Whitemarsh?''' May 18, 1982
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the Borough of Norristown] Nov 8, 1983
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report, dated August 24, 1984 of the Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the Borough of Norristown?" Nov 6, 1984
View Charter Commission Election: "Shall a government study commission of nine members be elected to study the existing form of government of the Borough of Norristown, to consider the advisability of the adoption of an optional form of government or to draft and recommend a Home Rule Charter?" May 20, 2003
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report dated February 19, 2004 of the Government Study Commission prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law be adopted by the Municipality of Norristown? Apr 27, 2004

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Charter Index
Commission Book (Rec.Dd.) bk. 62, p. 850–62, p. 1100 (1967)
Law Library Visit
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 10–15 (1860–1890)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 51 (1970–1972)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 60 (1988–1990)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Montgomery County 17500451 1627 1650
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Montgomery County 17500452 19 19
Cns.Mp. 1970
Cns.Mp. 1930
Cns.Mp. 1950
Cns.Mp. 1960
Cns.Mp. 1950 Ambler Highlands-Ft. Washington
Cns.Mp. 1970 Harleysville
Cns.Mp. 1950 Horsham
Cns.Mp. 1950 Jeffersonville
Cns.Mp. 1970 Linfield
Cns.Mp. 1960 Mont Clare
Cns.Mp. 1950 Mont Clare
View Cns.Mp. 1940 Montgomery County 5838059 1 1
Cns.Mp. 1960 Philadelphia, Vicinity of
Cns.Mp. 1950 Philadelphia, Vicinity of
Cns.Mp. 1950 Spring Mill-Cedar Heights
Cns.Mp. 1970 Spring Mount
Cns.Mp. 1970 Stowe
Cns.Mp. 1950 Stowe
Cns.Mp. 1960 Stowe
Cns.Mp. 1950 Swedeland
Cns.Mp. 1950 Swedesburg-Kings Manor
Cns.Mp. 1950 West Ambler

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Plat Recording Pottstown Borough Proposed 1828 Plat Recording unknown 1828
View New Township Limerick Township Proposed 1833 Division no 1833
View Plat Recording Norristown Borough Proposed 1837 Plat Recording unknown 1837
View Boundary Realignment Bristol Township-Cheltenham Township 1842 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1842
View General Law Pottstown Borough Proposed 1855 General Law no 1855
View General Law Pottstown Borough Proposed 1857 General Law no 1857
View New Township Upper Providence Township Proposed 1864 Division no 1864
View New Township Lower Merion Township Proposed 1869 Division no 1869
View New School District Kulpsville 1872 Independent School District no* 1871–1872
View New School District Royersford Proposed 1872 Independent School District no* 1872
View New School District Douglass Township Proposed 1870s Independent School District unknown 1870–1880
View New School District Towamencin Township Proposed 1870s Independent School District unknown 1870–1880
View New School District Hatfield Township Proposed 1882 Independent School District no 1882–1885
View New Borough Linfield Borough Proposed 1884 Creation no 1884–1885
View New Township Moreland Township Proposed 1888 Division no 1888
View Annexation Norriton Township-Norristown Borough Proposed 1889 Annexation no* 1889
View School District Merger Ambler Independent School District Proposed 1890 Dissolution unknown 1890
View Annexation Pottsgrove Township-Pottstown Borough Proposed 1880s Annexation unknown 1880–1890
View New School District Skippack and Perkiomen Township Proposed 1880s Independent School District unknown 1880–1890
View New Township Upper Providence Township Proposed 1890 Division no 1890–1891
View New Borough Ardmore Borough Proposed 1892 Creation no 1892
View New Borough Narberth Borough Proposed 1894 Creation no 1894
View New City Pottstown City Proposed 1895 Creation no* 1895
View New Borough Schwenksville Borough Proposed 1899 Creation no 1899
View Annexation Norriton Township-Norristown Borough Proposed 1902 Annexation no* 1902
View New Borough Schwenksville Borough Proposed 1902 Creation no 1902
View School District Annexation Perkiomen Township-Schwenksville Borough 1903 School District Annexation unknown 1903
View New Borough Glenside Borough Proposed 1905 Creation no 1905
View Annexation Collegeville Borough Ordinance 37 no* 1909
View New Borough Wyndmoor Borough Proposed 1909 Creation no 1909
View New Township Plymouth Township Proposed 1913 Division no 1913
View New City Pottstown City Proposed 1913 Creation no* 1913
View Dissolution Rockledge Borough-Philadelphia City Proposed 1924 Merger no 1924–1926
View New Borough Gilbertsville Borough Proposed 1927 Creation no 1927
View New Borough Meadowbrook Borough Proposed 1927 Creation no 1927
View New Borough Linfield Borough Proposed 1929 Creation no 1929
View Annexation Bridgeport Borough Ordinance 100 no 1927–1931
View Annexation Jenkintown Borough Ordinance 255 and 256 no 1929–1931
View Dissolution Narberth Borough-Lower Merion Township Proposed 1935 Merger no 1935–1936
View First Class Township Hatfield Township Proposed 1954 1st Class no* 1954
View First Class Township Whitemarsh Township Proposed 1955 1st Class no* 1955
View First Class Township Upper Merion Township Proposed 1959 1st Class no* 1959
View Annexation West Conshohocken Borough 1960 Ordinance no 1960–1961
View First Class Township Upper Merion Township Proposed 1962 1st Class no* 1962
View Annexation Lansdale Borough Ordinance 781 no 1962–1963
View Boundary Realignment Lower Gwynedd Township-Whitpain Township Proposed 1963 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1963–1964
View New Name Huntingdon Valley Township Proposed 1965 Creation no* 1965
View Annexation Telford Borough Ordinance 119 no* 1963–1965
View New City Upper Merion City Proposed 1964 Creation no* 1964–1965
View Legislative Body Horsham Township Proposed 1965 Additional Supervisors no* 1965–1966
View First Class Township Upper Merion Township Proposed 1969 1st Class no* 1969
View Dissolution East Greenville Borough-Pennsburg Borough-Red Hill Borough Proposed 1970 Consolidation no 1970
View New City Norristown City Proposed 1970 Creation no 1970–1971
View Annexation West Conshohocken Borough Ordinance 258 no* 1967–1972
View Legislative Body East Norriton Township Proposed 1973 Additional Supervisors no* 1973
View Council-Manager Form Abington Township Proposed 1972 Optional Plan no 1972–1974
View Legislative Body East Norriton Township Proposed 1974 Additional Supervisors no* 1974
View Home Rule Lower Frederick Township Proposed 1973 Home Rule no 1973–1974
View Home Rule (County) Montgomery County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no 1973–1974
View Home Rule Norristown Borough Proposed 1973 Home Rule no 1973–1974
View Council-Manager Form Jenkintown Borough Proposed 1973 Optional Plan no 1973–1975
View Legislative Body Skippack Township Proposed 1975 Additional Supervisors no* 1975
View Home Rule Springfield Township Proposed 1972 Home Rule no 1972–1975
View Home Rule Upper Dublin Township Proposed 1972 Home Rule no 1972–1975
View Home Rule Upper Merion Township Proposed 1973 Home Rule no 1973–1975
View Legislative Body Limerick Township Proposed 1976 Additional Supervisors no* 1976
View Legislative Body New Hanover Township Proposed 1976 Additional Supervisors no* 1976
View Legislative Body Towamencin Township Proposed 1976 Additional Supervisors no* 1976
View Home Rule Abington Township Proposed 1977 Home Rule no* 1977
View Home Rule Abington Township Proposed 1985 Home Rule no 1985