Event Detail

Summary

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

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1951–1952 Jan 1, 1952 Certification - January 1 after Date Granted by Governor

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Taylor, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Taylor, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Washington, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Washington, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Ellport, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Ellport, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Ellwood City, Borough of
Overlap
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Ellwood City, Borough of
Overlap
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Perry, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Perry, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Little Beaver, Township of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Little Beaver, Township of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Enon Valley, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Enon Valley, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Volant, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Volant, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Slippery Rock, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Slippery Rock, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Pulaski, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Pulaski, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
New Wilmington, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
New Wilmington, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
North Beaver, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
North Beaver, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Scott, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Scott, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Neshannock, Township of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Neshannock, Township of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
South New Castle, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
South New Castle, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Union, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Union, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Wampum, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Wampum, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Hickory, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Hickory, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Shenango, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Shenango, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Plain Grove, Township of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Plain Grove, Township of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
New Castle, City of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
New Castle, City of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Big Beaver, Township of (Lawrence, defunct)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Big Beaver, Township of (Lawrence, defunct)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Mahoning, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Mahoning, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Bessemer, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Bessemer, Borough of
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Wayne, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Wayne, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Wilmington, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part
Wilmington, Township of (Lawrence)
Whole
Lawrence County
Whole
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Lawrence, County of County, 5th Class

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Bessemer, Borough of Lawrence County PA
Ellport, Borough of Lawrence County PA
Ellwood City, Borough of Lawrence County PA
Enon Valley, Borough of Lawrence County PA
Hickory, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Little Beaver, Township of Lawrence County PA
Mahoning, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Neshannock, Township of Lawrence County PA
New Beaver, Borough of Lawrence County PA
New Castle, City of Lawrence County PA
New Wilmington, Borough of Lawrence County PA
North Beaver, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Perry, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Plain Grove, Township of Lawrence County PA
Pulaski, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
S.N.P.J., Borough of Lawrence County PA
Scott, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Shenango, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Slippery Rock, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
South New Castle, Borough of Lawrence County PA
Taylor, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Union, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Volant, Borough of Lawrence County PA
Wampum, Borough of Lawrence County PA
Washington, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Wayne, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA
Wilmington, Township of (Lawrence) Lawrence County PA

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 2, 1929 (Pa. Laws 1278, No. 447), §§ 31–32 indirect
View Act of June 9, 1931 (Pa. Laws 401, No. 146), § 1 [32] indirect
View Act of June 25, 1941 (Pa. Laws 211, No. 93), §§ 1–2 indirect
View Act of April 6, 1949 (Pa. Laws 401, No. 49), §§ 1–2 indirect
View Act of June 29, 1951 (Pa. Laws 947, No. 187), §§ 1–3 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lawrence County Charter Book v. 5, p. 58 Sec'y.St. 95322:622 Sep 13, 1951 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Certification: [Reclassifying Lawrence County from a sixth class county to a fifth class county] Sep 11, 1951