Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
West Leesport, Borough of (defunct) municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 30, 1901 Jan 17, 1902 2 Dec 30, 1957

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent most recent

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 2487863 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q528363 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bern, Township of (Berks) Reduction Jan 17, 1902
View Expansion Bern, Township of (Berks) Reduction Mar 28, 1950
View Expansion Bern, Township of (Berks) Reduction Aug 4, 1950
View Expansion Centre, Township of (Berks) Reduction Aug 4, 1950
View Expansion Ontelaunee, Township of Reduction Aug 4, 1950
View Old Name Leesport, Borough of New Name Dec 30, 1957

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 17, 1902

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 151: Annexing to the Borough of West Leesport a section of Bern Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and immediately south of the Borough of West Leesport and being herein more fully bounded and described Mar 13, 1950 Mar 13, 1950 p. 1–2
View Ordinance 152: Annexing to the Borough of West Leesport a section of Ontelaunee Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, eastward of and adjacent to said Borough, known as the Village of Leesport, and being herein more particularly described Jun 12, 1950 Jun 12, 1950 p. 3–4

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. West Leesport Borough 17500449 274 275