Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1818 42

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 300 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207183152 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216651 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7985345 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 361805 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Columbia, Borough of Whole (Within) Aug 1818
View Creation Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster, defunct) Division Aug 1818
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Separation Mar 12, 1835
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Apr 16, 1866
View Expansion Columbia, Borough of Reduction Apr 5, 1867
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Mar 27, 1872
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion May 9, 1904
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Creation Jun 18, 1906
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion May 26, 1913
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Apr 28, 1948
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion Jul 27, 1948
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Jul 12, 1949
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Dec 14, 1951
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Dec 14, 1951
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion Mar 17, 1953
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1954
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion May 19, 1954
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Nov 8, 1955
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Jul 12, 1957
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Jul 12, 1957
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Nov 3, 1959
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion 1960
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Nov 8, 1960
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Nov 7, 1961
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion Aug 27, 1965
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1966–1967
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1967
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1967
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1967
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1968
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1968
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1968
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1968
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1968
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1968
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion Jun 11, 1968
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1969
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1969
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1969
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1969
View Reduction Columbia, Borough of Expansion 1970–1971
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion May 17, 1976
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion Nov 21, 1988
View Reduction Mountville, Borough of Expansion May 29, 1990

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 1818
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 Hempfield 5837744 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment East Donegal Township-West Hempfield Township Proposed 1842 Boundary Realignment unknown 1842
View School District Annexation West Hempfield Township-East Hempfield Township Proposed 1868 School District Annexation no* 1868–1869
View New School District East Hempfield Township-West Hempfield Township Proposed 1871 Independent School District unknown 1871
View Annexation Mountville Borough Ordinance 34 no* 1949
View Annexation Mountville Borough Ordinance 36 no* 1951
View Annexation Mountville Borough Ordinance 46 no* 1953–1954
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