Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 10, 1913 Apr 14, 1913 1

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 79 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201170880 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4270880 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214929 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1187719 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1187139 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 061683 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Spring, Township of (Berks) Reduction Apr 14, 1913
View Expansion Lower Heidelberg, Township of Reduction Mar 7, 1974
View Expansion South Heidelberg, Township of Reduction Mar 7, 1974
View Expansion Spring, Township of (Berks) Reduction Mar 7, 1974
View Reduction Lower Heidelberg, Township of Expansion Mar 7, 1974
View Reduction South Heidelberg, Township of Expansion Mar 7, 1974
View Reduction Spring, Township of (Berks) Expansion Mar 7, 1974

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Apr 14, 1913

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 New Township Lower Heidelberg Township 1842 Creation yes* 1842
View New Township Spring Township 1850 Creation yes* Nov 4, 1850
View New Township South Heidelberg Township 1914 Creation yes Jun 20, 1914
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 286 Aug 15, 1963 Aug 15, 1963

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Sinking Spring Borough 17500449 289 293

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Sinking Spring Borough Proposed 1907 Creation no 1907–1908
View Annexation Sinking Spring Borough Ordinance 286 no* 1963–1964
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993