Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Northampton, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct) municipality or lower Borough no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 6, 1811 0 Apr 16, 1838



Name Relationship Status
Lehigh, County of Parent most recent
Northampton, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207702000
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4202000
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215372 Historic View
View other Wikidata Q142811 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Northampton, Township of (Lehigh, defunct) Reduction May 6, 1811
View Old Name Allentown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct) New Name Apr 16, 1838

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) May 6, 1811

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Lehigh County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 6, 1812