Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 12, 1783 Sep 12, 1783 0 Mar 26, 1847



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent most recent


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201163624
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4263624
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214924 Historic View
View other Wikidata Q237896 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Alsace, Township of Reduction Sep 12, 1783
View Creation Reading, Township of (Berks, defunct) Dissolution Sep 12, 1783
View Old Name Reading, City of New Name Mar 26, 1847

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Sep 12, 1783

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Charter Amendment Reading Borough 1813 Charter Amendment yes May 3, 1813