Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 1733 0



Name Relationship Status
Montgomery, County of Parent current
Philadelphia, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 67 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4209186496 direct
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216886 direct View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1204994 direct View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 461865 direct

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction Mar 1733
View Ascertainment Towamencin, Township of Ascertainment Oct 1916

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 1733
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New County Montgomery County 1784 Creation yes Sep 10, 1784
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Montgomery County 4th to 3rd yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification Montgomery County 3rd to 2nd A yes Nov 1, 1967

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns.Mp. 1940 Worcester 5838058 1 1
Cns.Mp. 1950 Worcester Township

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Montgomery County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no 1973–1974