Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
County Classification Municipality Elk County 7th to 6th yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1973 Nov 2, 1973 Resolution - Date Enacted

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Fox, Township of (Elk)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Fox, Township of (Elk)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Jay, Township of (Elk)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Jay, Township of (Elk)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Jones, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Jones, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Johnsonburg, Borough of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Johnsonburg, Borough of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Millstone, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Millstone, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Benzinger, Township of (defunct)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Benzinger, Township of (defunct)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Highland, Township of (Elk)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Highland, Township of (Elk)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Horton, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Horton, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Spring Creek, Township of (Elk)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Spring Creek, Township of (Elk)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Saint Marys, Borough of (defunct)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Saint Marys, Borough of (defunct)
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Ridgway, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Ridgway, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Benezette, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Benezette, Township of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Ridgway, Borough of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part
Ridgway, Borough of
Whole
Elk County
Whole
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Elk, County of County, 6th Class

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Benezette, Township of Elk County PA
Fox, Township of (Elk) Elk County PA
Highland, Township of (Elk) Elk County PA
Horton, Township of Elk County PA
Jay, Township of (Elk) Elk County PA
Johnsonburg, Borough of Elk County PA
Jones, Township of Elk County PA
Millstone, Township of Elk County PA
Ridgway, Borough of Elk County PA
Ridgway, Township of Elk County PA
Saint Marys, City of Elk County PA
Spring Creek, Township of (Elk) Elk 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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Elk, County of Resolution: [Classifying Elk County as a sixth class county] Nov 2, 1973

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Elk County
View Pa. Dep't St. Cns. Cls. F. (St.Arc. 26.144) County Classifications - 1970's
View Pa. Op. Att'y Gen. Official Opinion No. 33 Shuster, Melvin R.; Packel, Israel 1974 120–125 Date Jan 28, 1974