Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Northampton, County of county County (Class: 3) yes

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 11, 1752 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Pennsylvania, Province of (defunct) Parent former
Allen, Township of (Northampton) Child current
Alliance, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Bangor, Borough of Child current
Banks, Township of (Carbon) Child former
Bath, Borough of Child current
Bethlehem, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Bethlehem, City of Child current
Bethlehem, Township of (Northampton) Child current
Bushkill, Township of Child current
Chapman, Borough of Child current
Chestnuthill, Township of Child former
Dansbury, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Delaware, Township of (Pike) Child former
East Allen, Township of Child current
East Bangor, Borough of Child current
East Penn, Township of Child former
Easton, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Easton, City of Child current
Easton, Town of (defunct) Child most recent
Forks, Township of (Northampton) Child current
Freemansburg, Borough of Child current
Glendon, Borough of Child current
Hamilton, Township of (Monroe) Child former
Hanover, Township of (Northampton) Child current
Heidelberg, Township of (Lehigh) Child former
Hellertown, Borough of Child current
Jackson, Township of (Northampton, proposed) Child proposed
Lausanne, Township of Child former
Lehigh, Township of (Northampton) Child current
Lower Mount Bethel, Township of Child current
Lower Nazareth, Township of Child current
Lower Saucon, Township of Child current
Lower Smithfield, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Lower Towamensing, Township of Child former
Lowhill, Township of Child former
Lynn, Township of Child former
Macungie, Township of (defunct) Child former
Mahoning, Township of (Carbon) Child former
Matlack, Township of (defunct) Child former
Mauch Chunk, Township of (defunct) Child former
Middle Mount Bethel, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Middle Smithfield, Township of (Northampton, defunct) Child most recent
Moore, Township of Child current
Mount Bethel, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Muchlertown, Place of (unincorporated) Child unincorporated
Nazareth, Borough of Child current
Nazareth, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
North Catasauqua, Borough of Child current
North Whitehall, Township of Child former
Northampton Heights, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Northampton, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct) Child former
Northampton, Borough of (Northampton) Child current
Northampton, Township of (Lehigh, defunct) Child former
Odenweldertown, Place of (unincorporated) Child unincorporated
Palmer, Township of Child current
Pen Argyl, Borough of Child current
Penn, Township of (Northampton, defunct) Child most recent
Plainfield, Township of Child current
Pocono, Township of Child former
Portland, Borough of Child current
Roseto, Borough of Child current
Ross, Township of (Monroe) Child former
Rush, Township of (Schuylkill) Child former
Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Child former
Smithfield, Township of (Monroe) Child former
South Bethlehem, Borough of (Northampton, defunct) Child most recent
South Bethlehem, City of (proposed) Child proposed
South Easton, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
South Whitehall, Township of Child former
Stockertown, Borough of Child current
Stroud, Township of Child former
Stroudsburg, Borough of Child former
Tatamy, Borough of Child current
Tobyhanna, Township of Child former
Towamensing, Township of (Northampton, defunct) Child most recent
Upper Catasauqua, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Upper Milford, Township of Child former
Upper Mount Bethel, Township of Child current
Upper Nazareth, Township of Child current
Upper Saucon, Township of Child former
Upper Smithfield, Township of (defunct) Child former
Upper Towamensing, Township of (defunct) Child former
Walnutport, Borough of Child current
Washington, Township of (Northampton) Child current
Weisenberg, Township of Child former
West Easton, Borough of Child current
West Penn, Township of Child former
Whitehall, Township of (Northampton, defunct) Child most recent
Williams, Township of (Northampton) Child current
Wilson, Borough of (Northampton) Child current
Wilson, Township of (Northampton, defunct) Child most recent
Wind Gap, Borough of Child current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42095 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1209185 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q495658 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 48 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bucks, County of Reduction Mar 11, 1752
View Expansion Tribal (placeholder) Reduction 1768
View Reduction Northumberland, County of Creation Mar 21, 1772
View Swap Luzerne, County of Swap Apr 17, 1795
View Reduction Wayne, County of Creation Mar 21, 1798
View Reduction Schuylkill, County of Creation Mar 1, 1811
View Reduction Lehigh, County of Creation Mar 6, 1812
View Swap Lehigh, County of Swap 1813
View Reduction Monroe, County of Creation Apr 1, 1836
View Reduction Carbon, County of Creation Sep 1, 1843
View Ascertainment Carbon, County of Ascertainment 1855
View Ascertainment Monroe, County of Ascertainment 1855
View Ascertainment Lehigh, County of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Reference Lehigh, County of Reference May 4, 1982

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County Mar 11, 1752
View County, 5th Class Jul 10, 1919
View County, 4th Class Mar 14, 1921
View County, 4th Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 2, 1978
View County, 3rd Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 1, 1982

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Towamensing Township 1752 Creation yes+ 1752
View Charter Revival Mount Bethel Township 1753 Charter Revival yes+ 1753
View New Township Weisenberg Township 1753 Creation yes+ 1753
View New Township Whitehall Township 1753 Creation yes+ Mar 20, 1753
View New Township Lynn Township 1753 Creation yes+ Jun 9, 1753
View New Township Salisbury Township 1753 Creation yes+ Jun 9, 1753
View New Township Lowhill Township 1753 Creation yes+ Dec 18, 1753
View New Town Easton Town 1755 Creation yes+ 1755
View Charter Revival Allen Township 1761 Charter Revival yes+ 1761
View Boundary Realignment Bethlehem Township-Forks Township 1761 Boundary Realignment yes+ 1761
View New Township Hamilton Township 1762 Creation yes+ Dec 24, 1762
View New Township Plainfield Township 1763 Creation yes* 1763
View New Township Chestnuthill Township 1763 Creation yes+ 1763
View New Township Moore Township 1765 Creation yes+ 1765
View New Township Delaware Township 1767 Creation yes* Jun 16, 1767
View New Township Penn Township 1768 Creation yes* Sep 20, 1768
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New Township Lower Mount Bethel Township-Upper Mount Bethel Township 1787 Creation yes* Sep 1787
View New Township Nazareth Township 1788 Creation yes* Jun 1788
View New Borough Easton Borough 1789 Creation yes Sep 23, 1789
View New Township Middle Smithfield Township 1794 Creation yes+ Nov 1794
View New Township Northampton Township 1795 Creation yes* Aug 1795
View New Township Matlack Township 1798 Creation yes+ 1798
View Dissolution Middle Smithfield Township-Smithfield Township 1798 Merger yes+ 1798
View New Township Hanover Township 1798 Creation yes+ Aug 8, 1798
View New Township East Penn Township-Lausanne Township-Rush Township-West Penn Township 1807 Creation yes Jan 21, 1807
View New Township Lower Nazareth Township-Upper Nazareth Township 1807 Creation yes+ Apr 22, 1807
View New Township North Whitehall Township-South Whitehall Township 1810 Creation yes+ Nov 22, 1810
View New Borough Northampton Borough 1811 Creation yes May 6, 1811
View New Township Bushkill Township 1813 Creation yes+ Aug 13, 1813
View New Borough Stroudsburg Borough 1815 Creation yes Feb 6, 1815
View New Township Ross Township 1816 Creation yes+ 1816
View New Township Pocono Township 1816 Creation yes+ Nov 1816
View New Township Stroud Township 1817 Creation yes+ Jan 22, 1817
View New Township Tobyhanna Township 1819 Creation yes+ 1819
View New Township Mauch Chunk Township 1827 Creation yes+ Aug 23, 1827
View Charter Amendment Easton Borough 1828 Charter Amendment yes* Apr 11, 1828
View Annexation Mauch Chunk Township 1800s Annexation yes+ 1827–1836
View New Borough South Easton Borough 1840 Creation yes Jul 8, 1840
View New Township Lower Towamensing Township-Upper Towamensing Township 1841 Creation yes+ 1841
View New Township Banks Township 1841 Creation yes* Nov 19, 1841
View New Township Mahoning Township 1842 Creation yes+ 1842
View New Township East Allen Township 1845 Creation yes* Mar 14, 1845
View New Borough Bethlehem Borough 1845 Creation yes Mar 24, 1845
View Boundary Realignment Lower Saucon Township-Williams Township 1846 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1846
View General Law Bethlehem Borough 1854 General Law yes Jan 27, 1854
View New School District Lower Mount Bethel Township 1856 Independent School District yes* 1855–1856
View New Borough Bath Borough 1856 Creation yes Feb 5, 1856
View New Borough Freemansburg Borough 1856 Creation yes Feb 6, 1856
View Annexation Bethlehem Township-Bethlehem Borough 1856 Annexation yes Mar 24, 1856
View New Borough Nazareth Borough 1858 Creation yes Aug 25, 1858
View New Township Palmer Township 1859 Creation yes* May 16, 1859
View New Borough South Bethlehem Borough 1865 Creation yes Aug 24, 1865
View New Borough Chapman Borough 1865 Creation yes Nov 3, 1865
View General Law South Easton Borough 1865 General Law yes Nov 20, 1865
View New School District Centreville Independent School District 1867 Creation yes* 1857–1867
View New Borough Glendon Borough 1868 Creation yes Jan 3, 1868
View New Township Washington Township 1871 Creation yes* Apr 25, 1871
View New Borough Hellertown Borough 1872 Creation yes Mar 26, 1872
View School District Dissolution Centreville Independent School District 1875 Dissolution yes* 1872–1875
View New Borough Bangor Borough 1875 Creation yes May 5, 1875
View New Borough Portland Borough 1876 Creation yes Nov 14, 1876
View New Borough Pen Argyl Borough 1882 Creation yes Jun 12, 1882
View Annexation Glendon Borough-Williams Township 1882 Annexation yes Aug 21, 1882
View Annexation Easton Borough 1883 Annexation yes Aug 30, 1883
View New Borough East Bangor Borough 1884 Creation yes Apr 30, 1884
View Boundary Realignment Plainfield Township-Washington Township 1887 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1887
View New City Easton City 1887 Creation yes Jan 12, 1887
View Boundary Realignment Lower Saucon Township-South Bethlehem Borough 1888 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1888
View Annexation Lower Saucon Township-South Bethlehem Borough 1890 Annexation yes Jan 14, 1890
View Annexation Williams Township-South Easton Borough 1890 Annexation yes Apr 16, 1890
View Annexation Plainfield Township-Pen Argyl Borough 1890 Annexation yes Aug 19, 1890
View Annexation Upper Mount Bethel Township-East Bangor Borough Reconstructed 1884-1892 Annexation yes? 1884–1892
View Annexation Upper Mount Bethel Township-Washington Township to East Bangor Borough 1892 Annexation yes* 1892
View New Borough Tatamy Borough 1893 Creation yes Jun 13, 1893
View New Borough Wind Gap Borough 1893 Creation yes Jun 26, 1893
View Wards Bangor Borough 1895 Wards yes* 1895
View Annexation Easton City Common Ordinance 653 yes Jan 17, 1896
View Annexation Plainfield Township-Wind Gap Borough 1897 Annexation yes* 1897
View New Borough West Easton Borough 1898 Creation yes Jun 20, 1898
View Annexation Washington Township-Bangor Borough 1898 Annexation yes Jul 5, 1898
View Dissolution South Easton Borough-Easton City 1898 Merger yes Aug 19, 1898
View Annexation Bangor Borough Ordinance 35 yes* 1899
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View Boundary Realignment Bangor Borough-Washington Township 1900 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1900
View Annexation Easton City Common Ordinance 989 yes Mar 6, 1900
View Annexation Nazareth Borough Ordinance 48 yes Jun 25, 1900
View New Borough Stockertown Borough 1900 Creation yes Dec 19, 1900
View Annexation Nazareth Borough Ordinance 53 yes* 1900–1901
View New Borough Northampton Heights Borough 1901 Creation yes Feb 20, 1901
View New Borough Alliance Borough 1901 Creation yes May 8, 1901
View Annexation Easton City Common Ordinance 1112 yes Mar 22, 1902
View Dissolution West Bethlehem Borough-Bethlehem Borough 1904 Consolidation yes Aug 16, 1904
View Annexation Tatamy Borough 1904 Ordinance yes Sep 30, 1904
View Annexation Stockertown Borough 1906 Ordinance yes Nov 24, 1906
View Annexation Freemansburg Borough 1907 Ordinance yes* 1907
View New Borough North Catasauqua Borough 1907 Creation yes Jun 17, 1907
View Annexation Easton City Select Ordinance 335 yes Jun 30, 1908
View New Borough Walnutport Borough 1909 Creation yes Feb 25, 1909
View New Name Northampton Borough 1909 Creation yes Apr 19, 1909
View Annexation Easton City Common Ordinance 1557 yes Jun 29, 1909
View Annexation Chapman Borough 1910 Ordinance yes* 1910
View Annexation Bath Borough Ordinance 72 yes* 1911–1912
View Annexation West Easton Borough 1912 Ordinance yes* 1912
View New Borough Roseto Borough 1912 Creation yes Jan 11, 1912
View Boundary Realignment Bangor Borough-Roseto Borough 1913 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1912–1913
View First Class Township Wilson Township 1913 1st Class yes* 1913
View New Township Wilson Township 1913 Creation yes Feb 10, 1913
View Annexation Bath Borough Ordinance 81 yes* 1914
View New City Bethlehem City 1918 Creation yes Jan 7, 1918
View Annexation Bethlehem City Ordinance 22 yes* Feb 15, 1918
View Annexation Bethlehem City Ordinance 59 yes* Sep 6, 1918
View Annexation Bethlehem City Ordinance 71 yes* Nov 1, 1918
View Annexation Hellertown Borough Ordinance 79 yes* 1919
View Annexation Bethlehem City Ordinance 105 yes* Jun 6, 1919
View Dissolution Bethlehem City Ordinance 70 yes Mar 2, 1920
View New Borough Wilson Borough 1920 Creation yes* Jul 12, 1920
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 497 yes* May 19, 1922
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 539 yes? Mar 1, 1923
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 555 yes* Jul 27, 1923
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 708 yes* Aug 17, 1928
View Annexation Nazareth Borough Ordinance 175 yes Mar 5, 1929
View Annexation Glendon Borough-Williams Township Reconstructed 1868-1930 Annexation yes? 1868–1930
View Annexation Hellertown Borough Ordinance 122 yes* 1930
View Annexation Bath Borough Ordinance 111 yes* 1930–1931
View Annexation Nazareth Borough Ordinance 207 yes* 1935
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 915 yes* Jan 25, 1935
View Annexation Stockertown Borough 1935 Ordinance yes* Apr 15, 1935
View Annexation Bangor Borough Ordinance 363 yes* 1938
View Annexation Bath Borough 1937 Ordinance (Case 1) yes Feb 7, 1938
View Annexation Bath Borough 1937 Ordinance (Case 2) yes Feb 7, 1938
View Annexation Stockertown Borough 1940 Ordinance yes* Apr 23, 1940
View Annexation Hellertown Borough Ordinance 153 yes Nov 12, 1940
View Annexation Stockertown Borough 1941 Ordinance yes Jun 12, 1941
View Annexation Bethlehem City Ordinance 895 yes* 1942
View Annexation Bangor Borough Ordinance 389 yes* Nov 6, 1946
View Boundary Realignment Walnutport Borough-Lehigh Township 1952 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1952
View Annexation Stockertown Borough Ordinance 80 yes* May 16, 1952
View Annexation Nazareth Borough Ordinance 260 yes May 28, 1956
View Annexation Bethlehem City Ordinance 1531 yes* 1958
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1563 yes* Jul 31, 1958
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1564 yes* Jul 31, 1958
View Annexation Bethlehem City Ordinance 1620 yes* 1959–1960
View Annexation Easton City Resolution 117 of 1960 yes Jun 20, 1960
View Annexation East Bangor Borough Ordinance 124 yes Jul 11, 1960
View Annexation Roseto Borough Ordinance 123 yes Feb 9, 1961
View Annexation Bethlehem City Ordinance 1679 yes Mar 13, 1961
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1689 yes May 11, 1961
View Annexation Palmer Township Ordinance 37 yes Nov 8, 1961
View Mayor-Council Form Bethlehem City 1962 Optional Charter yes Jan 1, 1962
View First Class Township Bethlehem Township 1963 1st Class yes Jan 7, 1963
View Annexation Wind Gap Borough Ordinance 215 yes Oct 7, 1963
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1611 yes* Oct 9, 1963
View Annexation Roseto Borough Ordinance 133 yes Jan 27, 1964
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1797 and 1818 yes* May 21, 1964
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1823 yes May 18, 1965
View Annexation Walnutport Borough Ordinance 159 yes May 19, 1965
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1877 yes* Jun 4, 1965
View Annexation Pen Argyl Borough Ordinance 339 yes* 1966
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1976 yes* Nov 15, 1967
View Annexation Palmer Township Ordinance 87 yes* 1967–1969
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1784 yes Jun 11, 1970
View Mayor-Council Form Easton City 1972 Optional Charter yes Jan 3, 1972
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 2158 yes* Sep 10, 1972
View Annexation East Bangor Borough Ordinance 211 yes* 1973
View Council-Manager Form Lower Saucon Township 1976 Optional Plan yes Jan 5, 1976
View Boundary Realignment Northampton Borough-North Catasauqua Borough 1984 Boundary Realignment yes* 1983–1984
View Plat Recording Tatamy Borough Ordinance 132-1986 yes* 1986
View Annexation Washington Township-East Bangor Borough 1991 Annexation yes* 1991
View Annexation Washington Township-Roseto Borough 1996 Annexation yes* 1996
View Annexation Washington Township-Bangor Borough 1998 Annexation yes* 1998
View Boundary Realignment Allen Township-Northampton Borough 2004 Boundary Realignment yes* 2004
View Annexation Allen Township-Northampton Borough 2006 Annexation yes Mar 10, 2006
View Home Rule Easton City 2008 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 2008
View Annexation Upper Mount Bethel Township-East Bangor Borough 2011 Annexation yes* 2011

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Treasurer Account: "To [Cash] paid Collr. of Easton" Sep 18, 1755 v. 1754-1770, p. 11
View Election: [For or against the incorporation of the Borough of Bethlehem as a city of the third class by the name, style, and title of the City of Bethlehem] Nov 2, 1915
View Election: [For or against the incorporation of the Borough of South Bethlehem as a city of the third class by the name, style, and title of the City of South Bethlehem] Nov 2, 1915
View Election: [For or against the incorporation of the Municipality of Bethlehem and the Municipality of South Bethlehem as a city of the third class by the name, style, and title of the City of Bethlehem] Jul 10, 1917
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a charter commission for the City of Bethlehem] Nov 4, 1958
View Election: "Shall Mayor-Council Plan A of the Optional Third Class City Charter Law, providing for seven councilmen to be elected at large, be adopted by the City of Bethlehem?" Nov 3, 1959
View Election: [For or against the election of a charter commission for the City of Easton] 1961
View Election: "SHALL THE TOWNSHIP OF BETHLEHEM BECOME A TOWNSHIP OF THE FIRST CLASS?" Nov 6, 1962
View Election: "SHALL THE COUNCIL-MANAGER PLAN OF THE OPTIONAL THIRD CLASS CITY CHARTER LAW, PROVIDING FOR FIVE COUNCILMEN TO BE ELECTED AT LARGE BE ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF EASTON?" Nov 6, 1962 Rejected
View Election: "SHALL THE TOWNSHIP OF PALMER BECOME A TOWNSHIP OF THE FIRST CLASS?" Nov 6, 1962 Rejected
View Election: [For or against the election of a charter commission for the City of Easton] Nov 4, 1969
View Election: "Shall Mayor-Council Plan A of the Optional Third Class City Charter Law, providing for five councilmen to be elected at large, be adopted by the City of Easton?" Nov 3, 1970
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for Lower Saucon Township] Nov 7, 1972
View Election: "SHALL THE COUNCIL-MANAGER PLAN INCLUDING RECOMMENDATIONS PERTAINING TO OPTIONAL PROVISIONS CONTAINED IN THE REPORT OF THE GOVERNMENT STUDY COMMISSION, DATED AUGUST 7, 1973, AS AUTHORIZED BY THE HOME RULE CHARTER AND OPTIONAL PLANS LAW, BE ADOPTED BY THE VOTERS OF LOWER SAUCON TOWNSHIP?" Nov 6, 1973
View Charter Commission Election: "Shall a Government study Commission of eleven be elected to study the Charter and plan of Government of Northampton County, Pennsylvania, to study and consider the advisability of adoption of an optional plan of Government or a Home Rule Charter and to recommend whether or not an optional form of Government or a Home Rule Charter should be adopted?" May 21, 1974
View Election Nov 5, 1974 Rejected
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the County of Northampton] Jan 9, 1976 Jan 2, 1978
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report, dated January 9, 1976, of the Government Study Commission prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by Northampton County?" Apr 27, 1976
View Election: "Shall the properties situate within the Township of Williams, Northampton County, Pennsylvania designated by Northampton County Tax Assessment Office as Parcels Nos. M10 3 1, M10 3 41, M10 3 39, M9 17 1, M9 17 14, M9 3 40, M9 17 16, M10 17 2, M10 17 2A, M10 17 3, M10 17 5, M10 17 4, M10 3 1A, M10 3 2, M10 3 3, M10 3 3B, M10 3 3A, M10 3 4, M10 3 5, M9 17 6, M9 17 7, M9 17 7A, M9 17 8, M9 17 10, M9 17 11, M9 17 12, and M9 17 13 be annexed to, and become a part of the City of Easton, a Third Class City situate within Northampton County, Pennsylvania?" Nov 7, 1989 Rejected
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the City of Easton] May 16, 2006
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report dated July 31, 2007 of the City of Easton Home Rule Charter Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the City of Easton" Nov 6, 2007

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Boroughs & Townships Papers
Continuance Docket bk. 108, p. 502–109 (1913–1914)
Equity Docket bk. 3–4 (1889–1920)
Law Library Visit
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 15–18
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 20
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 9–14
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 1–8
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 1846-1851–1852-1857 (1846–1857)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 1858-1864–1864-1869 (1858–1869)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 1869-1874–1874-1878 (1869–1878)
Quarter Sessions Minutes bk. 1
Road Docket bk. D–2 (1760–1798)
Road Docket bk. 3 (1798–1804)
Road Docket bk. 11–16 (1912–1944)
Road Docket bk. 5, p. 1–5, p. 210 (5–1818)
Road Papers bk. Box 2–Box 6 (1700s–1900s)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Northampton County 17500452 47 55
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Northampton County 5838097 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Northampton County 36433335 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Smithfield Township-Upper Smithfield Township Proposed 1752 Boundary Realignment unknown 1752
View New Township Dansbury Township Proposed 1753 Creation no* 1753
View New Township Smithfield Township Proposed 1754 Division unknown 1754
View Boundary Realignment Easton Town-Forks Township Proposed 1762 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1762
View Plat Recording Smithfield Township Proposed 1762 Plat Recording unknown 1762
View Annexation Allen Township-Salisbury Township-Saucon Township to Bethlehem Township Proposed 1788 Annexation no* 1788
View Boundary Realignment Chestnuthill Township Proposed 1794 Division unknown 1794–1797
View Boundary Realignment Penn Township Proposed 1801 Boundary Realignment unknown 1801
View Boundary Realignment Penn Township Proposed 1804 Boundary Realignment unknown 1804
View Boundary Realignment Smithfield Township-Upper Mount Bethel Township Proposed 1804 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1804
View Boundary Realignment Lower Mount Bethel Township and Upper Mount Bethel Township Proposed 1805 Boundary Realignment unknown 1805
View Boundary Realignment Towamensing Township Proposed 1811 Boundary Realignment unknown 1811
View Boundary Realignment Towamensing Township Proposed 1813 Boundary Realignment unknown 1813
View New Township Pocono Township Proposed 1817 Division unknown 1817
View Dissolution Tobyhanna Township Proposed 1819 Dissolution no* 1819
View New Township Jackson Township Proposed 1826 Division no* 1826
View New Township Tobyhanna Township Proposed 1829 Division no* 1829
View New Township Lehigh Township-Moore Township Proposed 1844 New Township no* 1844
View New Township Middle Mount Bethel Township Proposed 1852 Creation no 1852–1853
View New Borough Freemansburg Borough Proposed 1854 Creation no 1854–1855
View New Township Lower Mount Bethel Township Proposed 1855 Division no 1855–1856
View New School District Lower Mount Bethel Township Proposed 1857 Independent School District unknown 1857
View New Borough Nazareth Borough Proposed 1857 Creation no 1857–1858
View New School District Williams Township Proposed 1857 Independent School District no 1857–1858
View New School District Lehigh Township Proposed 1862 Independent School District unknown 1862
View New Borough South Bethlehem Borough Proposed 1864 Creation no* 1864
View Boundary Realignment Bushkill Township-Plainfield Township Proposed 1868 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1868
View School District Dissolution Centreville Independent School District Proposed 1867 Dissolution unknown 1867–1869
View New Borough Portland Borough Proposed 1870 Creation no* 1870
View New Township Upper Mount Bethel Township Proposed 1888 Division no 1888–1889
View New Borough Upper Catasauqua Borough Proposed 1891 Creation no* 1891
View New Borough Wind Gap Borough Proposed 1891 Creation no 1891–1892
View New City South Bethlehem City Proposed 1893 Creation no 1893
View Boundary Realignment Lehigh County-Northampton County Proposed 1879 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1879–1895
View New Borough Alliance Borough Proposed 1900 Creation no 1900
View Annexation Bethlehem Borough Ordinance 63 no* 1901
View Annexation Nazareth Borough Ordinance 92 no* 1908
View Annexation Hellertown Borough 1909 Ordinance no* 1908–1910
View Annexation Bethlehem Borough Ordinance 57 no 1912
View Annexation Easton City Select Ordinance 401 no 1911–1912
View Annexation East Bangor Borough Ordinance 31 unknown 1913
View Annexation East Bangor Borough Ordinance 32 unknown 1914
View New City South Bethlehem City Proposed 1913 Creation no 1913–1915
View Dissolution West Easton Borough-Easton City Proposed 1927 Merger no* 1927
View Annexation East Bangor Borough Ordinance 68 unknown 1934
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 558 no* 1923–1940
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1652 no* 1960
View First Class Township Palmer Township Proposed 1960 1st Class no 1960
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1680 no* 1961
View Council-Manager Form Easton City Proposed 1961 Optional Charter no 1961–1962
View First Class Township Palmer Township Proposed 1962 1st Class no 1962
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1768, 1817, and 1859 no* 1963–1965
View Annexation Northampton Borough Ordinance 691 no 1965–1966
View Annexation Palmer Township Ordinance 38 no 1961–1966
View Annexation Easton City Ordinance 1850 no* 1964–1968
View Annexation East Bangor Borough Ordinance 210 no* 1973–1974
View Dissolution Easton City Proposed 1974 Merger no 1974
View Boundary Realignment Northampton Borough-North Catasauqua Borough Proposed 1974 Boundary Realignment no* 1974
View Roads Lower Saucon Township-Hellertown Borough 1980s Indenture unknown~ 1984–1989
View Annexation Williams Township-Easton City Proposed 1989 Annexation no* 1989