Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 29, 1841 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lancaster, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 320 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207183256 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216652 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1196685 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q385102 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 361835 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Lampeter, Township of (defunct) Division Nov 29, 1841
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jan 4, 1953
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Dec 2, 1955
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jun 27, 1957
View Reduction Lancaster, City of Expansion Jul 3, 1959
View Swap East Lampeter, Township of Swap 1964–1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 29, 1841
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 Lampeter 5837745 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation West Lampeter Township-Lancaster City Proposed 1924 Annexation no 1924–1925
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