Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
City Classification Legislature Pennsylvania 1874 City Classification yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1874 May 23, 1874 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Allegheny, City of (defunct)
Whole
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Allegheny, City of (defunct)
Whole
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Whole
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Whole
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Altoona, City of
Whole
Blair County
Part
PA
Part
Altoona, City of
Whole
Blair County
Part
PA
Part
Erie, City of
Whole
Erie County
Part
PA
Part
Erie, City of
Whole
Erie County
Part
PA
Part
Harrisburg, City of
Whole
Dauphin County
Part
PA
Part
Harrisburg, City of
Whole
Dauphin County
Part
PA
Part
Lancaster, City of
Whole
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Lancaster, City of
Whole
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Whole
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Reading, City of
Whole
Berks County
Part
PA
Part
Scranton, City of
Whole
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part
Scranton, City of
Whole
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part
Wilkes-Barre, City of
Whole
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part
Wilkes-Barre, City of
Whole
Luzerne County
Part
PA
Part
Williamsport, City of
Whole
Lycoming County
Part
PA
Part
Williamsport, City of
Whole
Lycoming County
Part
PA
Part
Pittsburgh, City of
Whole
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Pittsburgh, City of
Whole
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Philadelphia, City of
Whole
Philadelphia County
Whole
PA
Part
Philadelphia, City of
Whole
Philadelphia County
Whole
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Philadelphia, City of City, 1st Class
Pittsburgh, City of City, 2nd Class
Allegheny, City of (defunct) City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Allentown, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Altoona, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Erie, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Harrisburg, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Lancaster, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Reading, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Scranton, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Wilkes-Barre, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)
Williamsport, City of City, 3rd Class (Special Charter)

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 23, 1874 (Pa. Laws 230, No. 152), § 1 direct