Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 18, 1833 15

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 210 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207182824 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216650 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7985011 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 361775 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Earl, Township of (Lancaster, defunct) Division Nov 18, 1833
View Reduction Ephrata, Township of Expansion 1842–1843
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Creation Apr 13, 1895
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 17, 1950
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1957
View Expansion? Akron, Borough of Reduction? 1950–1961
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 24, 1961
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 18, 1962
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 24, 1963
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion 1964
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion May 26, 1967
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion Jun 21, 1968
View Reduction Akron, Borough of Expansion 1970

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 18, 1833
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Lancaster County 1729 Township Division yes+ Aug 5, 1729
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lancaster County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 West Earl 5837743 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Akron Borough Proposed 1894 Creation no 1894
View Home Rule (County) Lancaster County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2010s 3rd to 2nd A no 2011
View County Classification Lancaster County Proposed 2020s 3rd to 2nd A pending 2021–2022