Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 4, 1850 9

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 66 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201152200 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215936 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1182066 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894369 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 061234 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Alsace, Township of Reduction Nov 4, 1850
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Apr 15, 1867
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion May 13, 1869
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion 1910–1911
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion Dec 9, 1912
View Reduction Temple, Borough of (defunct) Creation Sep 14, 1922
View Reduction Laureldale, Borough of Creation May 2, 1930
View Reduction Reading, City of Expansion 1967
View Reduction Laureldale, Borough of Expansion 1961–1968
View Expansion Temple, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Jan 1, 1999

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 4, 1850
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 3, 1966

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Alsace Township 1745 Creation yes+ 1745
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 326: Approving a joint agreement to merge the Borough of Temple, Berks County, Pennsylvania with the Township of Muhlenberg, a first class township, Berks County, Pennsylvania; providing to have the matter be decided by referendum; the question to be placed on the official ballot or voting machine ballot label for the General Election to be held on November 3, 1998 Jul 20, 1998

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Dec 26, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Muhlenberg 5836853 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Reading City Proposed 1861 Boundary Realignment unknown 1861
View Annexation Muhlenberg Township-Reading City Proposed 1912 Annexation no 1912
View New Borough Temple Borough Proposed 1921 Creation no 1921–1922
View New Borough Laureldale Borough Proposed 1929 Creation no 1929
View First Class Township Muhlenberg Township Proposed 1960 1st Class no 1960
View Annexation Reading City Ordinance 9-1961 no* 1961–1963
View Annexation Reading City Ordinance 18-1962 no* 1962–1964
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993