Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
North Wales, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 20, 1869 Aug 25, 1869 5

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Montgomery, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 14 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4209155512 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4255512 direct
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215476 direct View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1182648 direct View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 460963 direct

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Gwynedd, Township of (defunct) Reduction Aug 25, 1869
View Expansion Gwynedd, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 10, 1885
View Expansion Upper Gwynedd, Township of Reduction Nov 7, 1910
View Reduction Upper Gwynedd, Township of Expansion Aug 2, 1935
View Expansion Upper Gwynedd, Township of Reduction 1957
View Reduction Upper Gwynedd, Township of Expansion 1957
View Expansion Upper Gwynedd, Township of Reduction Nov 24, 1958

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Aug 25, 1869

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Gwynedd Township 1701 Creation yes+ 1701
View New County Montgomery County 1784 Creation yes Sep 10, 1784
View Election Districts Gwynedd Township 1876 Election Districts yes+ 1876
View New Township Lower Gwynedd Township-Upper Gwynedd Township 1891 Creation yes Dec 16, 1891
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Montgomery County 4th to 3rd yes Dec 30, 1930
View School Districts North Penn School District 1966 Election Regions yes* 1966
View County Classification Montgomery County 3rd to 2nd A yes Nov 1, 1967

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 88: Declaring the annexation and admission into the Borough of North Wales, of certain lots and out-lots, comprising a section of land in Upper Gwynedd Township, lying adjacent to said Borough, upon the petition of a majority of the free hold owners of said lots and out-lots, and extending the borough limits so as to include said adjacent territory. Sep 5, 1910 Sep 5, 1910
View Ordinance 269: Providing for annexation of territory bounded by the southwesterly side of the right-of-way line of the Reading Railroad and the northwesterly side of Prospect Avenue from Upper Gwynedd Township to The Borough of North Wales. Oct 8, 1957

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jul 28, 2009
Ordinance Book bk. 1 (1869–1927)
Ordinance Book bk. 3–4 (1957–1970)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. North Wales Borough 17500451 1771 1774
Cns.Mp. 1950 North Wales
Cns.Mp. 1960 North Wales

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Montgomery County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no 1973–1974