Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
County Classification Sovereign Franklin County 6th to 5th 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
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
Orrstown, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Orrstown, 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
Greencastle, Borough of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Greencastle, Borough of
Whole
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
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
Southampton, Township of (Franklin)
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Southampton, 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
Saint Thomas, Township of
Whole
Franklin County
Whole
PA
Part
Saint Thomas, 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

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Franklin, County of County, 5th 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

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Franklin County Deed Book v. 658, p. 1000 Mar 4, 1971 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Certification: [Reclassifying Franklin County from a sixth class county to a fifth 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