Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New County Legislature Mifflin County 1789 Creation yes+

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1789 Sep 19, 1789 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Armagh, Township of
Internal
Cumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Armagh, Township of
Internal
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Derry, Township of (Mifflin)
Internal
Cumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Derry, Township of (Mifflin)
Internal
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Fermanagh, Township of
Internal
Cumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Fermanagh, Township of
Internal
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Greenwood, Township of (Perry)
Reduction
Cumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Greenwood, Township of (Juniata)
Creation
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Lack, Township of
Internal
Cumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Lack, Township of
Internal
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Milford, Township of (Juniata)
Internal
Cumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Milford, Township of (Juniata)
Internal
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Potter, Township of (Northumberland, defunct)
Reduction
Northumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Potter, Township of (Centre)
Creation
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Upper Bald Eagle, Township of (defunct)
Whole
Northumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Upper Bald Eagle, Township of (defunct)
Whole
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Wayne, Township of (Mifflin)
Internal
Cumberland County
Reduction
PA
Part
Wayne, Township of (Mifflin)
Internal
Mifflin County
Creation
PA
Part
Fermanagh, Township of
Reduction
Cumberland County
Part
PA
Part
Greenwood, Township of (Perry)
Expansion
Cumberland County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Mifflin, County of County
Greenwood, Township of (Juniata) Township
Potter, Township of (Centre) Township

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of September 19, 1789 (13 Pa. Stat. at Large 321, Ch. 1436), §§ 1–11 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Ellis 1886 History of Perry County. Chapter XXVI: Greenwood Township. Wright, Silas 2 1134
View Ellis 1886 History of Perry County. Chapter XXVI: Greenwood Township. Wright, Silas 2 1134
View Ellis 1886 History of Mifflin County. Chapter I. 1 450
View Ellis 1886 History of Mifflin County. Chapter I. 1 451–452
View Ellis 1886 History of Juniata County. Chapter XV: Fermanagh Township. 1 811
View Ellis 1886 History of Juniata County. Chapter XXI: Greenwood Township. 1 886
View Linn 1883 Chapter III. INDIAN PATHS—TERRITORIAL DESCRIPTION—STREAMS AND LOCALITIES. 6
View Linn 1883 Chapter III. INDIAN PATHS—TERRITORIAL DESCRIPTION—STREAMS AND LOCALITIES. 6
View Linn 1883 Chapter X. ELECTION DISTRICTS, AND LISTS OF SETTLERS. 24
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 36
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 74