Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New County Legislature Somerset County 1795 Creation yes+

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1795 Apr 17, 1795 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Brothersvalley, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Reduction
PA
Part
Brothersvalley, Township of
Whole
Somerset County
Creation
PA
Part
Elk Lick, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Reduction
PA
Part
Elk Lick, Township of
Whole
Somerset County
Creation
PA
Part
Milford, Township of (Somerset)
Whole
Bedford County
Reduction
PA
Part
Milford, Township of (Somerset)
Whole
Somerset County
Creation
PA
Part
Quemahoning, Township of
Whole
Bedford County
Reduction
PA
Part
Quemahoning, Township of
Whole
Somerset County
Creation
PA
Part
Stonycreek, Township of (Somerset)
Whole
Bedford County
Reduction
PA
Part
Stonycreek, Township of (Somerset)
Whole
Somerset County
Creation
PA
Part
Turkeyfoot, Township of (defunct)
Whole
Bedford County
Reduction
PA
Part
Turkeyfoot, Township of (defunct)
Whole
Somerset County
Creation
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Somerset, County of County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Somerset County 1795 Creation line after act westward of a line to be drawn along the top of the Allegheny mountain

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 17, 1795 (15 Pa. Stat. at Large 318, Ch. 1851), §§ 1–17 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
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 Waterman 1884 Chapter XVII: County Buildings - Townships and Boroughs. 200