Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Wernersville, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 15, 1914 Jan 15, 1914 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 90 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201182296 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4282296 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214933 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1193624 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q685231 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 062073 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Lower Heidelberg, Township of Reduction Jan 15, 1914
View Expansion South Heidelberg, Township of Reduction Sep 1, 1960
View Expansion Lower Heidelberg, Township of Reduction Dec 18, 1962

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 15, 1914

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Lower Heidelberg Township 1842 Creation yes* 1842
View New Township South Heidelberg Township 1914 Creation yes Jun 20, 1914
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 Ordinance 260: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of South Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and east of the aforesaid Borough of Wernersville, and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the aforesaid territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the aforesaid Borough, if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Jan 8, 1960 Jan 8, 1960
View Ordinance 275: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Wernersville, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a portion of Lower Heidelberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and generally west of the aforesaid Borough of Wernersville, and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the aforesaid territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the aforesaid Borough, if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Nov 10, 1961 Nov 10, 1961

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 6, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Wernersville Borough 17500449 278 279

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Wernersville Borough Proposed 1907 Creation no 1907–1909
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993