Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
County Classification Sovereign Butler County 5th to 4th yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1991–1992 Jan 1, 1992 Certification - January 1 after Date Granted by Governor

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Forward, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Forward, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Penn, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Penn, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Butler, City of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Butler, City of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Muddy Creek, Township of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Muddy Creek, Township of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
East Butler, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
East Butler, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Parker, Township of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Parker, Township of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Venango, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Venango, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Prospect, Borough of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Prospect, Borough of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Franklin, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Franklin, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Allegheny, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Allegheny, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Winfield, Township of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Winfield, Township of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Evans City, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Evans City, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Saxonburg, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Saxonburg, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Chicora, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Chicora, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Donegal, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Donegal, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Portersville, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Portersville, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Zelienople, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Zelienople, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Brady, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Brady, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Butler, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Butler, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Callery, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Callery, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Jackson, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Jackson, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Seven Fields, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Seven Fields, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Concord, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Concord, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Summit, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Summit, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Washington, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Washington, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Oakland, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Oakland, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Harmony, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Harmony, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Middlesex, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Middlesex, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Eau Claire, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Eau Claire, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Cranberry, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Cranberry, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Worth, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Worth, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Harrisville, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Harrisville, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Fairview, Borough of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Fairview, Borough of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Mercer, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Mercer, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Clearfield, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Clearfield, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Karns City, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Karns City, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Jefferson, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Jefferson, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Connoquenessing, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Connoquenessing, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Connoquenessing, Township of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Connoquenessing, Township of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Adams, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Adams, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Clay, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Clay, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Cherry, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Cherry, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Bruin, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Bruin, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Valencia, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Valencia, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Slippery Rock, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Slippery Rock, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
West Sunbury, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
West Sunbury, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
West Liberty, Borough of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
West Liberty, Borough of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Lancaster, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Lancaster, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Buffalo, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Buffalo, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Mars, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Mars, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Slippery Rock, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Slippery Rock, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Marion, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Marion, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Petrolia, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Petrolia, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Fairview, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Fairview, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Clinton, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Clinton, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Center, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Center, Township of (Butler)
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Cherry Valley, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part
Cherry Valley, Borough of
Whole
Butler County
Whole
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Butler, County of County, 4th Class

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Adams, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Allegheny, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Brady, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Bruin, Borough of Butler County PA
Buffalo, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Butler, City of Butler County PA
Butler, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Callery, Borough of Butler County PA
Center, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Cherry Valley, Borough of Butler County PA
Cherry, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Chicora, Borough of Butler County PA
Clay, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Clearfield, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Clinton, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Concord, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Connoquenessing, Borough of Butler County PA
Connoquenessing, Township of Butler County PA
Cranberry, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Donegal, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
East Butler, Borough of Butler County PA
Eau Claire, Borough of Butler County PA
Evans City, Borough of Butler County PA
Fairview, Borough of (Butler) Butler County PA
Fairview, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Forward, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Franklin, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Harmony, Borough of Butler County PA
Harrisville, Borough of Butler County PA
Jackson, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Jefferson, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Karns City, Borough of Butler County PA
Lancaster, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Marion, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Mars, Borough of Butler County PA
Mercer, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Middlesex, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Muddy Creek, Township of Butler County PA
Oakland, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Parker, Township of Butler County PA
Penn, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Petrolia, Borough of Butler County PA
Portersville, Borough of Butler County PA
Prospect, Borough of (Butler) Butler County PA
Saxonburg, Borough of Butler County PA
Seven Fields, Borough of Butler County PA
Slippery Rock, Borough of Butler County PA
Slippery Rock, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Summit, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Valencia, Borough of Butler County PA
Venango, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Washington, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
West Liberty, Borough of (Butler) Butler County PA
West Sunbury, Borough of Butler County PA
Winfield, Township of Butler County PA
Worth, Township of (Butler) Butler County PA
Zelienople, Borough of Butler County PA

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of August 9, 1955 (Pa. Laws 323, No. 130), §§ 210–211 indirect
View Act of August 22, 1961 (Pa. Laws 1048, No. 478), § 1 indirect
View Act of October 20, 1967 (Pa. Laws 470, No. 223), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of September 9, 1971 (Pa. Laws 458, No. 107), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of February 5, 1982 (Pa. Laws 7, No. 3), §§ 1–3 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Certification: [Classifying Butler County as a fourth class county] Feb 14, 1991
Butler, County of Minute Feb 21, 1991 v. 1989-1991, p. 238

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Dep't St. Cns. Cls. F. (St.Arc. 26.144) 1990 CENSUS