Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Shillington, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 18, 1908 Aug 18, 1908 10

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 77 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201170248 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4270248 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214927 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1187514 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1187108 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 061623 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Cumru, Township of Reduction Aug 18, 1908
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Nov 30, 1912
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Sep 17, 1919
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Jul 10, 1923
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Nov 9, 1927
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Nov 15, 1927
View Expansion Wyomissing, Borough of Reduction May 13, 1953
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Jul 30, 1958
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction Oct 21, 1959
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction 1965
View Expansion Cumru, Township of Reduction 1968

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Aug 18, 1908

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Cumru Township 1737 Creation yes+ 1737
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Annexation Wyomissing Borough Ordinance 175 yes* Feb 5, 1923
View Annexation Wyomissing Borough Ordinance 250 yes* Jun 19, 1928
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 34: Declaring the annexation of outlots of a section of land in Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to the Borough of Shillington, and the admission of the section which the petitioner owns to the Borough of Shillington, which said section shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Shillington, and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Shillington, as fully and with like effect as if the same originally had been part of the Borough of Shillington Oct 10, 1912 Oct 31, 1912
View Ordinance 93: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a portion of land in Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to the Borough of Shillington and the admission of the portion of land to the Borough of Shillington, which said portion of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Shillington, and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Shillington, as fully and with like effect as if the same had been originally a part of said borough Jun 10, 1919 Jun 10, 1919
View Ordinance 104: Providing for and declaring the annexation of three portions of land in Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to the Borough of Shillington and the admission of the portions of land to the Borough of Shillington, which said portions of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Shillington, and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Shillington, as fully and with like effect as if the same had been originally a part of said borough Apr 26, 1923 Apr 28, 1923
View Ordinance 138: Annexing adjacent land Sep 8, 1927 Sep 13, 1927
View Ordinance 141: Annexing adjacent land Nov 10, 1927 Nov 14, 1927
View Ordinance 257: Annexing to the Borough of Shillington a section of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and immediately east and southeast of said borough, and herein described Mar 24, 1949 Mar 24, 1949
View Ordinance 311: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south of the said Borough of Shillington and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said borough, if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Sep 8, 1955 Sep 8, 1955
View Ordinance 317: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south and east of the aforesaid Borough of Shillington, and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the aforesaid territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the aforesaid Borough, if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Dec 8, 1955 Dec 8, 1955
View Ordinance 340: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south east of the aforesaid Borough of Shillington, and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the aforesaid territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the aforesaid borough, if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Nov 21, 1957 Nov 21, 1957
View Ordinance 372: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, of a portion of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south and east of the aforesaid Borough of Shillington and known as "Shillington Memorial Park", hereinafter fully described, and providing that the aforesaid shall be annexed to and become part of the aforesaid borough Oct 8, 1959 Oct 8, 1959
View Ordinance 438: Annexing to the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a section of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the said borough and herein described Dec 10, 1964 Dec 10, 1964
View Ordinance 444: Annexing to the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a section of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the said borough and herein described May 13, 1965 May 13, 1965
View Ordinance 446A: Annexing to the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a section of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, and adjacent to the said borough and herein described Jun 10, 1965 Jun 10, 1965
View Ordinance 485: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Shillington, Berks County, Pennsylvania, of a portion of Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south and east of the aforesaid Borough of Shillington, an extension of Shillington's municipal park, known as "Shillington Memorial Park", hereinafter fully described, and providing that the aforesaid territory shall be annexed to and become part of the aforesaid borough Jul 11, 1968 Jul 11, 1968

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jul 18, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Shillington Borough 17500449 296 300
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Shillington 5836865 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Shillington 34427659 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Shillington Borough Proposed 1904 Creation no 1904–1907
View New Borough Shillington Borough Proposed 1906 Creation no 1906–1907
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 257 no* 1949
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 340 no* 1957
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 317 no 1955–1961
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 438 no* 1964
View Annexation Shillington Borough Ordinance 444 no* 1965
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993