Delaware Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

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For other Pennsylvania townships of the same name, see Delaware Township, Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°03′47″N 74°59′42″W / 40.06306°N 74.99500°W / 40.06306; -74.99500
Delaware Township
Former Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia
Coordinates 40°03′47″N 74°59′42″W / 40.06306°N 74.99500°W / 40.06306; -74.99500
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 215
Map of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania highlighting Delaware Township prior to the Act of Consolidation, 1854
Location of Delaware Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Delaware Township is a defunct township that was located in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The borough ceased to exist and was incorporated into the City of Philadelphia following the passage of the Act of Consolidation, 1854.

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A township formed out of eastern Lower Dublin Township in 1853. Its inhabitants voted at one general election. Its officers were superseded in the next year by consolidation.

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