Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
County Classification Sovereign Cumberland County 6th to 5th yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1961–1962 Jan 1, 1962 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
South Middleton, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
South Middleton, Township 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
Mount Holly Springs, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Mount Holly Springs, Borough of
Whole
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
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
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
Cooke, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Cooke, Township of
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
Southampton, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Southampton, Township of (Cumberland)
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
New Cumberland, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
New Cumberland, 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
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
Hopewell, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Hopewell, Township of (Cumberland)
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Shiremanstown, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Shiremanstown, 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
Carlisle, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Carlisle, Borough 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
Wormleysburg, Borough of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
Wormleysburg, Borough of
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
West Pennsboro, Township of
Whole
Cumberland County
Whole
PA
Part
West Pennsboro, 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, 5th 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

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Common Pleas of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Appearance 154 May 1961 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Sessions May 1961 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania Sessions May 1961 reference*

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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Certification: [Reclassifying Cumberland County from a sixth class county to a fifth class county] Feb 20, 1961

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) CENSUS - 1960