Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 22, 1800 0



Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 36 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200163616 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215793 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1751183 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010875 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Reading, Township of (York, defunct) Reduction Jan 22, 1800

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 22, 1800
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Hampton School District-Reading Township 1853 School District Annexation yes* 1853
View School District Annexation Reading Township-Tyrone Township 1884 School District Annexation yes* 1884
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 Reading 5836680 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District Hamilton Township-Reading Township Proposed 1873 Independent School District no* 1873