Event Detail

Summary

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

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
2011–2012 Jan 1, 2012 Certification - January 1 after Date Granted by Governor

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Fannett, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Fannett, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Guilford, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Guilford, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Metal, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Metal, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Mercersburg, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Mercersburg, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Greene, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Greene, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Greencastle, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Greencastle, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Shippensburg, Borough of
Overlap
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Shippensburg, Borough of
Overlap
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Mont Alto, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Mont Alto, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Southampton, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Southampton, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Chambersburg, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Chambersburg, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Montgomery, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Montgomery, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Warren, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Warren, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Quincy, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Quincy, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Hamilton, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Hamilton, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Waynesboro, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Waynesboro, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Peters, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Peters, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Letterkenny, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Letterkenny, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Washington, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Washington, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Lurgan, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Lurgan, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Antrim, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Antrim, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Saint Thomas, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Saint Thomas, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Orrstown, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Orrstown, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

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

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Antrim, Township of Franklin County PA
Chambersburg, Borough of Franklin County PA
Fannett, Township of Franklin County PA
Greencastle, Borough of Franklin County PA
Greene, Township of (Franklin) Franklin County PA
Guilford, Township of Franklin County PA
Hamilton, Township of (Franklin) Franklin County PA
Letterkenny, Township of Franklin County PA
Lurgan, Township of Franklin County PA
Mercersburg, Borough of Franklin County PA
Metal, Township of Franklin County PA
Mont Alto, Borough of Franklin County PA
Montgomery, Township of (Franklin) Franklin County PA
Orrstown, Borough of Franklin County PA
Peters, Township of (Franklin) Franklin County PA
Quincy, Township of Franklin County PA
Saint Thomas, Township of Franklin County PA
Shippensburg, Borough of Franklin County PA
Southampton, Township of (Franklin) Franklin County PA
Warren, Township of (Franklin) Franklin County PA
Washington, Township of (Franklin) Franklin County PA
Waynesboro, Borough of Franklin 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
View Act of December 17, 2001 (Pa. Laws 919, No. 107), § 1 indirect
View Act of December 17, 2001 (Pa. Laws 919, No. 107), §§ 7–9 indirect
View Act of July 7, 2011 (Pa. Laws 268, No. 55), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of December 22, 2011 (Pa. Laws 610, No. 132), §§ 1–2 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Franklin County Instrument no. 201113258 Jul 14, 2011 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Certification: [Classifying Franklin County as a fourth class county, effective January 1, 2012] Jun 10, 2011 Jan 1, 2012