Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1753 2



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 88 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201178280 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215951 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894618 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 061955 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Coventry, Township of (Chester, defunct) Reduction 1753
View Creation East Nantmeal, Township of (Chester) Reduction 1753
View Creation Robeson, Township of (Berks) Reduction 1753
View Ascertainment Coventry, Township of (Chester, defunct) Ascertainment 1795–1796
View Ascertainment East Nantmeal, Township of (Chester) Ascertainment 1795–1796
View Swap Robeson, Township of (Berks) Swap 1851
View Reduction Birdsboro, Borough of Creation Nov 23, 1872
View Reduction Birdsboro, Borough of Expansion Sep 11, 1890

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1753
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Miscellaneous) Feb 25, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Union 5836870 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Birdsboro Borough Ordinance 14, 18, 19 no 1943
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993