Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
South Whitehall, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 22, 1810 29

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lehigh, County of Parent current
Northampton, County of Parent former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207772632 Lead
View county Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 19 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216695 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7568934 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 390544 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Whitehall, Township of (Northampton, defunct) Division Nov 22, 1810
View Expansion Northampton, Township of (Lehigh, defunct) Dissolution Feb 26, 1853
View Expansion Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh) Reduction Feb 26, 1853
View Reduction Allentown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct) Expansion 1860
View Reduction Allentown, City of Creation Mar 15, 1867
View Reduction East Whitehall, Township of (defunct) Creation Oct 31, 1867
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion 1870
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion 1901
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion 1904
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion 1907
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion 1908
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Feb 2, 1917
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Jan 5, 1925
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Jan 7, 1929
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Nov 26, 1929
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Jul 5, 1947
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Jun 27, 1951
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Jul 1, 1953
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Mar 27, 1955
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Nov 4, 1955
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Jan 20, 1956
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion May 30, 1956
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Oct 5, 1957
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Mar 8, 1958
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Nov 15, 1958
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Oct 1, 1961
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Jan 13, 1962
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion 1963
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion 1963
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion 1963–1964
View Reduction Allentown, City of Expansion Feb 28, 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 22, 1810
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 3, 1966

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Lehigh County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 6, 1812
View New School District Hokendauqua Independent School District 1860s Creation yes* 1864–1865
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lehigh County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification Lehigh County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972
View Home Rule (County) Lehigh County 1978 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 1978

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 South Whitehall 5837806 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District South Whitehall Township-Whitehall Township Proposed 1869 Independent School District no* 1869
View Annexation South Whitehall Township-Allentown City Proposed 1927 Annexation no 1927
View Annexation Allentown City Ordinance 10067 and 10103 no* 1963
View Annexation Allentown City Ordinance 10177 no* 1963–1964
View Annexation Allentown City Ordinance 10761 no 1965–1967