Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 1840 6

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 89 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201181184 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215955 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1895740 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 062045 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Colebrookdale, Township of Reduction Jan 1840
View Creation Hereford, Township of Reduction Jan 1840
View Ascertainment Colebrookdale, Township of Ascertainment Jan 6, 1842
View Swap District, Township of Swap Nov 3, 1851
View Swap Hereford, Township of Swap Nov 3, 1851
View Swap Pike, Township of (Berks) Swap Nov 3, 1851
View Reduction Bechtelsville, Borough of Creation Sep 11, 1890
View Reduction Bally, Borough of Creation Jan 16, 1913
View Reduction Bechtelsville, Borough of Expansion Nov 17, 1936
View Reduction Bechtelsville, Borough of Expansion Dec 29, 1952
View Reduction Bechtelsville, Borough of Expansion Nov 5, 1957
View Reduction Bechtelsville, Borough of Expansion Jun 5, 1969
View Swap Bechtelsville, Borough of Swap Jul 25, 1988

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 1840
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Upper Hanover Township 1736 Creation yes+ Jun 1736
View New Township Colebrookdale Township 1741 Creation yes* Dec 7, 1741
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Hereford Township 1753 Creation yes* Feb 1, 1753
View New Township District Township 1759 Creation yes+ 1759
View New Township Earl Township 1781 Creation yes* Nov 1781
View New Township Pike Township 1813 Creation yes* Nov 1813
View Annexation Hereford Township-District Township 1841 Annexation yes* Apr 7, 1841
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Agreement May 2, 1988

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Washington 5836873 1 1

Other Event Links

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