Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 11, 1848 9

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lehigh, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207781280
View county Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 23 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216699 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7972416 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 390665 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Dallas, Township of (Lehigh, defunct) Old Name Apr 11, 1848
View Reduction Slatington, Borough of Creation Sep 20, 1864
View Reduction Slatington, Borough of Expansion 1890
View Reduction North Whitehall, Township of Expansion 1896–1897
View Reduction Slatington, Borough of Expansion 1904
View Reduction Slatington, Borough of Expansion 1927
View Reduction Slatington, Borough of Expansion Nov 5, 1952
View Reduction Slatington, Borough of Expansion Nov 5, 1957
View Reduction Slatington, Borough of Expansion Apr 28, 1964
View Reduction Slatington, Borough of Expansion 1965
View Ascertainment Heidelberg, Township of (Lehigh) Ascertainment Feb 21, 1979
View Ascertainment North Whitehall, Township of Ascertainment Oct 9, 1981
View Ascertainment East Penn, Township of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment Lehigh, Township of (Northampton) Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Ascertainment Walnutport, Borough of Ascertainment May 4, 1982
View Reference Lower Towamensing, Township of Reference May 4, 1982

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 11, 1848
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Lehigh County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 6, 1812
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 Washington 5837810 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Slatington Borough Ordinance 340 no 1963