Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 14, 1895 Jan 30, 1895 1

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bucks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bucks County, Pennsylvania 54 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201786920 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4286920 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214983 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191860 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q643516 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 091593 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Lower Makefield, Township of Reduction Jan 30, 1895
View Expansion Lower Makefield, Township of Reduction Mar 17, 1927

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 30, 1895

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bucks County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941
View County Classification Bucks County 5th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Bucks County 3rd to 2nd A yes Jan 1, 1992

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 64: Providing for and declaring the annexation to the Borough of Yardley, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, of certain adjacent land situate in the Township of Lower Makefield, Bucks County, upon the petition of the majority freeholders of said adjacent territory together with the houses buildings and structures thereon erected and directing a certified copy of this ordinance and plan filed in the Court of Quarter Sessions of said county Mar 4, 1927 Mar 17, 1927 p. 117–120
View Ordinance 1955
View Ordinance 1961
View Ordinance 158 Oct 9, 1961

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 6, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Yardley Borough 17500450 57 61

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Yardley Borough 1955 Ordinance unknown 1955–1956
View Annexation Yardley Borough 1961 Ordinance unknown 1961
View Annexation Yardley Borough Ordinance 158 no* 1961–1964
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no* 1977–1978
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1985 Home Rule no 1985–1986