Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Ambridge, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 23, 1905 Mar 23, 1905 6

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 09 Lead
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 10 Lead
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 11 Lead
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 12 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200702288 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4202288 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214862 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1168253 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1130536 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 040063 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Harmony, Township of (Beaver) Reduction Mar 23, 1905
View Expansion Harmony, Township of (Beaver) Reduction Apr 9, 1913
View Expansion Harmony, Township of (Beaver) Reduction May 17, 1916
View Expansion Harmony, Township of (Beaver) Reduction Mar 11, 1942
View Expansion Harmony, Township of (Beaver) Reduction Jul 31, 1945
View Expansion Harmony, Township of (Beaver) Reduction Nov 8, 1950
View Expansion Harmony, Township of (Beaver) Reduction Jun 13, 1960

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Mar 23, 1905

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View New Township Harmony Township 1851 Creation yes May 6, 1851
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Beaver County 6th to 5th yes Mar 14, 1921
View County Classification Beaver County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1941

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 109: [Annexing land in Harmony Township upon petition of freehold owners of Lots 23-34 and 121-125 in the Beaver County Land Company's Plan of Lots #2] Jul 1, 1912 Jul 8, 1912 p. 300–302
View Ordinance 147: [Annexing territory in Harmony Township to the Borough of Ambridge] Mar 6, 1916 Mar 7, 1916 p. 432–435
View Ordinance 502: Providing for the annexation of certain lands in Charles A. Dickson Plan No. 17 in Harmony Township adjacent to the Borough of Ambridge and for the inclusion of the annexed land under the terms of an agreement dated September 28, 1940 Feb 9, 1942 Feb 13, 1942
View Ordinance 522: Providing for the annexation of certain lands in Harmony Township and certain parts of Laurel, Beech and Larch Streets and certain lots in the Charles A. Dickson Plan No. 17 in Harmony Township adjacent to the Borough of Ambridge and for the inclusion of the annexed land under the terms of an agreement between the Borough of Ambridge and the Housing Authority of the County of Beaver under date of September 28, 1940 Aug 14, 1944 Aug 21, 1944
View Ordinance 597: Providing for the annexation of certain lands in Harmony Township adjacent to the Borough of Ambridge and for the inclusion of the annexed land under the terms of an Agreement dated August 24, 1950 Sep 11, 1950 Sep 14, 1950
View Ordinance 731: Providing for the annexation of certain land in the Township of Harmony, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, which is contiguous to and owned by said Borough of Ambridge Jun 13, 1960 Jun 13, 1960

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Dec 26, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Ambridge Borough 17500449 637 648
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Ambridge 5836762 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Ambridge 34427620 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Ambridge Borough Proposed 1904 Creation (1) no 1904
View New Borough Ambridge Borough Proposed 1904 Creation (2) no 1904–1905
View Annexation Harmony Township-Ambridge Borough Proposed 1919 Annexation no* 1919
View Annexation Harmony Township-Ambridge Borough Proposed 1965 Annexation no 1965
View Home Rule (County) Beaver County Proposed 1984 Home Rule no 1984