Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1820 3



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 28 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201178752 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215952 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894603 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 061985 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bern, Township of (Berks) Reduction 1820
View Reduction Penn, Township of (Berks) Creation Nov 5, 1841
View Reference Northkill, Township of (proposed) Reference Nov 5, 1841
View Reduction Centre, Township of (Berks) Creation Jan 2, 1843
View Reduction Tilden, Township of Creation Jan 12, 1887
View Reference East Bern, Township of (proposed) Reference Jan 12, 1887

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1820
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 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 Upper Bern 5836871 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Bern Township-Heidelberg Township-Upper Bern Township-Upper Tulpehocken Township Proposed 1838 New Township no* 1838
View Boundary Realignment Berks County-Schuylkill County 1850 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1850
View Boundary Realignment Berks County-Schuylkill County 1855 Boundary Realignment (1) unknown 1855
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993