Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New County Legislature Northumberland County 1772 Creation yes+

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1772–1773 Mar 21, 1772 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Penn, Township of (Snyder)
Internal
Cumberland County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Penn, Township of (Snyder)
Internal
Northumberland County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Berks County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Northumberland County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Bedford County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Northumberland County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Lancaster County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Northumberland County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Northampton County
Reduction
PA-P
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Northumberland County
Creation
PA-P
Part
Penn, Township of (Snyder)
Reduction
Cumberland County
Part
PA-P
Part
Greenwood, Township of (Perry)
Expansion
Cumberland County
Part
PA-P
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Northumberland, County of County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Northumberland County 1772 Creation shape act mouth of Mahontongo Creek on the west side of the river Susquehanna

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 21, 1772 (8 Pa. Stat. at Large 143, Ch. 644), §§ 1–15 direct
View Act of March 21, 1772 (8 Pa. Stat. at Large 228, Ch. 658), §§ 1–2 unknown

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Bell 1891 Chapter IV: Organization and Administration. 148–149
View Ellis 1886 History of Union County. Chapter I. 2 1171
View Ellis 1886 History of Snyder County. Chapter VIII: Penn Township. Alleman, Horace 2 1497
View Ellis 1886 History of Mifflin County. Chapter I. 1 450
View Ellis 1886 History of Juniata County. Chapter XXI: Greenwood Township. 1 885–886
View Linn 1883 Chapter CI. ORGANIZATION, CIVIL LIST, ETC. 489
View Linn 1883 Chapter III. INDIAN PATHS—TERRITORIAL DESCRIPTION—STREAMS AND LOCALITIES. 5
View Linn 1883 Chapter III. INDIAN PATHS—TERRITORIAL DESCRIPTION—STREAMS AND LOCALITIES. 5–6
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
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