Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1821 3



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 87 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201179328 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215953 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1895333 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 062015 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Tulpehocken, Township of (defunct) Old Name 1821
View Reduction Jefferson, Township of (Berks) Creation Jan 28, 1852
View Reduction Strausstown, Borough of (defunct) Creation Jun 22, 1920
View Expansion Strausstown, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Jul 1, 2016

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1821
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 Township Perry Township 1821 Creation yes* 1821
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952
View School District Dissolution Strausstown-Upper Tulpehocken Union School District 1958 Creation yes* 1958

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: Approving a joint agreement to merge the Borough of Strausstown, Berks County, Pennsylvania, into Upper Tulpehocken Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania; and providing for the matter to be decided by referendum by placing the question on the official ballot or voting machine ballot label at the Primary Election to be held April 26, 2016 Jan 21, 2016

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Upper Tulpehocken 5836872 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 New Township Marion Township-Tulpehocken Township-Upper Tulpehocken Township Proposed 1845 New Township no* 1845
View Boundary Realignment Berks County-Schuylkill County 1855 Boundary Realignment (2) unknown 1855
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993