The following is a general timeline of some of the important events throughout the township's history. If you click on the graph to you right, you can see a detailed summary of the history of Limerick's population growth:
- Muriel E. Lichtenwalner, Limerick Township: A Journey Through Time, 1699 - 1987 (Limerick, PA: Limerick Township Historical Society, 987).
- William J. Buck, "Limerick Township," Chap. LIX in History of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, ed. Theodore W. Bean (Philadelphia: Everts & Peck, 1884; Internet Archive, 2010).
- U.S. Census Bureau.
- Code of the Borough of Royersford, Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Appendix A: Annexation of Territory.
- US Department of Energy (DOE)'s Energy Information Administration (EIA), "Limerick Nuclear Generating Station, Pennsylvania," Nuclear (3 October 2008).
- Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania Court of Quarter Sessions, Road Papers.
- "NPS Focus," National Register of Historic Places.