Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Adams, Township of (Cambria) municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 5, 1870 1



Name Relationship Status
Cambria, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cambria County, Pennsylvania 01 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202100308 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216071 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q959825 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 110035 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Richland, Township of (Cambria) Reduction Jan 5, 1870
View Reduction South Fork, Borough of Creation Aug 3, 1887
View Swap Summerhill, Township of (Cambria) Swap 1903
View Ascertainment South Fork, Borough of Ascertainment 1907
View Ascertainment Summerhill, Township of (Cambria) Ascertainment 1922
View Ascertainment Richland, Township of (Cambria) Ascertainment Mar 30, 2017

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 5, 1870
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View New Township Bedford County 1771 Township Division yes+ Apr 16, 1771
View New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Miscellaneous) Apr 10, 2014

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Adams Township 17500450 368 368
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Adams Township 17500450 365 365
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Adams 5837009 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Adamsburg Borough Proposed 1913 Creation no 1913
View New Borough Salix Borough Proposed 1923 Creation no 1923