Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1833 Mar 21, 1834 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Berks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Berks County, Pennsylvania 95 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201186056 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4286056 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214936 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191711 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1185165 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 062193 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Heidelberg, Township of (Berks) Part Mar 21, 1834
View Separation Heidelberg, Township of (Berks) Reduction Jan 23, 1836
View Expansion Marion, Township of (Berks) Reduction Dec 24, 1935
View Expansion Heidelberg, Township of (Berks) Reduction 1969–1975

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Mar 21, 1834
View Borough (Title 8) Aug 8, 1855

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Berks County 1752 Creation yes Mar 11, 1752
View New Township Marion Township 1844 Creation yes* Apr 6, 1844
View Plat Recording Womelsdorf Borough 1891 Plat Recording yes* 1891
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 138: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a portion of land in Marion Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to and west of the Borough of Womelsdorf and the admission of the said portion of land to the Borough of Womelsdorf Dec 3, 1935 Dec 3, 1935
View Ordinance 4, 1962: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Womelsdorf, Berks County, Pennsylvania, a section of Marion Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and being north and west of the present boundary of the Borough of Womelsdorf and being hereinafter more fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough, if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Berks County, Pennsylvania Mar 13, 1962 Mar 13, 1962 p. 191–193
View Ordinance 4, 1969: Annexing a portion of the Township of Heidelberg, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to and to the south of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Womelsdorf, and being hereafter more fully bounded and described, upon the petition of the freehold owner of the land so to be annexed, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed and become a part of said borough Nov 25, 1969 Dec 2, 1969 p. 225–227
View Ordinance 3, 1974: Repealing Ordinance No. 4 of 1969 previously enacted, annexing a portion of the Township of Heidelberg, Berks County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to and to the south of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Womelsdorf, and being hereafter more fully bounded and described, upon the petition of the freehold owner of the land so to be annexed, and providing that the said territory shall be and become a part of the said borough Mar 26, 1974 Mar 26, 1974 p. 29–31
View Ordinance 7, 1974: Repealing Ordinance No. 3-1974 previously enacted and amending Section 1 of Ordinance No. 4-1969 of the Borough of Womelsdorf by reducing the area of the portion of Heidelberg Township annexed to the Borough of Womelsdorf by said Ordinance No. 4-1969, being an ordinance annexing certain territory within said Heidelberg Township to the Borough of Womelsdorf Oct 22, 1974 Oct 22, 1974 p. 39–41

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Nov 23, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Womelsdorf Borough 17500449 260 268

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Womelsdorf Borough Ordinance 1962-4 no 1962–1964
View Home Rule (County) Berks County Proposed 1991 Home Rule no 1991–1993