Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 27, 1844 0



Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 490 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207157848
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216638 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1183274 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5658449 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 361295 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name East Strasburg, Township of (defunct) Old Name Apr 27, 1844
View Ascertainment Salisbury, Township of (Lancaster) Ascertainment 1880

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 27, 1844
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Lancaster County 1729 Township Division yes+ Aug 5, 1729
View New Township Strasburg Township 1736 Creation yes+ 1736
View School District Annexation Bart Township-Paradise Township 1868 School District Annexation yes* 1868
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lancaster County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Paradise 5837730 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Lancaster County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2010s 3rd to 2nd A no 2011
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2020s 3rd to 2nd A pending 2021–2022