Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jun 20, 1914 2



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 51 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201172208 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215947 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1896529 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 061715 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Lower Heidelberg, Township of Reduction Jun 20, 1914
View Reduction Wernersville, Borough of Expansion Sep 1, 1960
View Expansion Sinking Spring, Borough of Reduction Mar 7, 1974
View Reduction Sinking Spring, Borough of Expansion Mar 7, 1974
View Ascertainment Spring, Township of (Berks) Ascertainment 1976

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township, 2nd Class Jun 20, 1914

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 Borough Sinking Spring Borough 1913 Creation yes Apr 14, 1913
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 South Heidelberg 5836866 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993