Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 18, 1907 Mar 26, 1907 0



Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 93 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201183928 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4283928 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214935 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191101 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q528626 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 062133 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Cumru, Township of Reduction Mar 26, 1907
View Creation Spring, Township of (Berks) Reduction Mar 26, 1907

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Mar 26, 1907

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Cumru Township 1737 Creation yes+ 1737
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Spring Township 1850 Creation yes* Nov 4, 1850
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Berks County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1952

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. West Reading Borough 17500449 269 273
View Cns. Mp. 1940 West Reading 5836874 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 West Reading 34427661 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough West Reading Borough Proposed 1903 Creation no 1903
View Boundary Realignment Reading City Proposed 1913 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1913
View Boundary Realignment West Reading Borough-Wyomissing Borough Proposed 1919 Boundary Realignment (Annexation?) no 1919–1920
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993