Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Oxford, Township of (Adams) municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 1847 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 35 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200157472 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215792 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1751192 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010845 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Berwick, Township of Reduction Apr 1847
View Reduction New Oxford, Borough of Creation Aug 20, 1874
View Reduction New Oxford, Borough of Expansion Apr 29, 1964
View Reduction New Oxford, Borough of Expansion Feb 6, 1965

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 1847
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District Oxford Township 1870 Independent School District yes* 1868–1870
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Adams County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Adams County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 2012

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances with Tables

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Oxford 5836679 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Dissolution Oxford Township Proposed 1872 Independent School District Dissolution no* 1872
View Boundary Realignment Conewago Township-Oxford Township Proposed 1926 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1926