Event Detail

Summary

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

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1971–1972 Jan 1, 1972 Certification - January 1 after Date Granted by Governor

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Dickinson, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Dickinson, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
South Newton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
South Newton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Mount Holly Springs, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Mount Holly Springs, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
North Newton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
North Newton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
South Middleton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
South Middleton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Monroe, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Monroe, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
East Pennsboro, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
East Pennsboro, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Shippensburg, Borough of
Overlap
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Shippensburg, Borough of
Overlap
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Newburg, Borough of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Newburg, Borough of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
North Middleton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
North Middleton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Middlesex, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Middlesex, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Hopewell, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Hopewell, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
New Cumberland, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
New Cumberland, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Cooke, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Cooke, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Southampton, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Southampton, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
West Fairview, Borough of (defunct)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
West Fairview, Borough of (defunct)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Wormleysburg, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Wormleysburg, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Mifflin, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Mifflin, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
West Pennsboro, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
West Pennsboro, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Frankford, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Frankford, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Camp Hill, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Camp Hill, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Allen, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Allen, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Shippensburg, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Shippensburg, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Silver Spring, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Silver Spring, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Shiremanstown, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Shiremanstown, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Carlisle, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Carlisle, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Penn, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Penn, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Frankford, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Upper Frankford, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Mifflin, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Mifflin, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Newville, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Newville, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Hampden, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Hampden, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Lemoyne, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Lemoyne, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Allen, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Lower Allen, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

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

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Camp Hill, Borough of Cumberland County PA
Carlisle, Borough of Cumberland County PA
Cooke, Township of Cumberland County PA
Dickinson, Township of (Cumberland) Cumberland County PA
East Pennsboro, Township of Cumberland County PA
Hampden, Township of Cumberland County PA
Hopewell, Township of (Cumberland) Cumberland County PA
Lemoyne, Borough of Cumberland County PA
Lower Allen, Township of Cumberland County PA
Lower Frankford, Township of Cumberland County PA
Lower Mifflin, Township of Cumberland County PA
Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Cumberland) Cumberland County PA
Middlesex, Township of (Cumberland) Cumberland County PA
Monroe, Township of (Cumberland) Cumberland County PA
Mount Holly Springs, Borough of Cumberland County PA
New Cumberland, Borough of Cumberland County PA
Newburg, Borough of (Cumberland) Cumberland County PA
Newville, Borough of Cumberland County PA
North Middleton, Township of Cumberland County PA
North Newton, Township of Cumberland County PA
Penn, Township of (Cumberland) Cumberland County PA
Shippensburg, Borough of Cumberland County PA
Shippensburg, Township of Cumberland County PA
Shiremanstown, Borough of Cumberland County PA
Silver Spring, Township of Cumberland County PA
South Middleton, Township of Cumberland County PA
South Newton, Township of Cumberland County PA
Southampton, Township of (Cumberland) Cumberland County PA
Upper Allen, Township of Cumberland County PA
Upper Frankford, Township of Cumberland County PA
Upper Mifflin, Township of Cumberland County PA
West Pennsboro, Township of Cumberland County PA
Wormleysburg, Borough of Cumberland 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

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Cumberland County Miscellaneous Book v. 193, p. 481 Mar 3, 1971 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Certification: [Reclassifying Cumberland County from a fifth class county to a fourth class county] Feb 11, 1971

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) County Classifications - 1970's