Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Armstrong, County of county County (Class: 6) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 12, 1800 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Aladdin, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Allegheny, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Child most recent
Allegheny, Township of (Armstrong, proposed) Child proposed
Apollo, Borough of Child current
Applewold, Borough of Child current
Armstrong, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Atwood, Borough of Child current
Bethel, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Boggs, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Bradys Bend, Township of Child current
Buffalo, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Child most recent
Buffington, Township of (Armstrong, proposed) Child proposed
Burrell, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Cadogan, Township of Child current
Clarion, Township of Child former
Cowanshannock, Township of Child current
Dayton, Borough of Child current
East Franklin, Township of Child current
Elderton, Borough of Child current
Ford City, Borough of Child current
Ford Cliff, Borough of Child current
Franklin, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Child most recent
Freeport, Borough of Child current
Gilpin, Township of Child current
Glenola, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Hovey, Township of Child current
Johnetta, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Kiskiminetas, Township of Child current
Kiskiminitas, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Kittanning, Borough of Child current
Kittanning, Township of Child current
Knox, Township of (Armstrong, proposed) Child proposed
Laneville, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Lawrenceburg, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Leechburg, Borough of Child current
Limestone, Township of (Armstrong, proposed) Child proposed
Madison, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Mahoning, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Manor, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Manorville, Borough of Child current
Monroe, Township of (Clarion) Child former
North Apollo, Borough of Child current
North Buffalo, Township of Child current
Oakland, Borough of (Armstrong, proposed) Child proposed
Parker City, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Parker, City of Child current
Parks, Township of Child current
Perry, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Pine Creek, Township of (Armstrong, proposed) Child proposed
Pine, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Plumcreek, Township of Child current
Queenstown, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Rayburn, Township of Child current
Red Bank City, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Red Bank, Township of (Armstrong, alternate) Child variant
Redbank, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Rural Valley, Borough of Child current
Slippery Rock, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Child most recent
South Bend, Township of Child current
South Bethlehem, Borough of (Armstrong) Child current
South Buffalo, Township of Child current
South Clarion, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Sugar Creek, Township of (Armstrong, alternate) Child variant
Sugarcreek, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Templeton, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Toby, Township of Child former
Valley, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Warren, Place of (unincorporated) Child unincorporated
Washington, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
Wayne, Township of (Armstrong) Child current
West Franklin, Township of Child current
West Kittanning, Borough of Child current
Wickboro, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Worthington, Borough of Child current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42005 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213658 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q494186 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 03 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Allegheny, County of Reduction Mar 12, 1800
View Creation (Within) Lycoming, County of Reduction Mar 12, 1800
View Creation (Within) Westmoreland, County of Expansion Mar 12, 1800
View Creation (Within) Westmoreland, County of Part Mar 12, 1800
View Separation Westmoreland, County of Reduction Nov 4, 1805
View Expansion Westmoreland, County of Reduction Mar 19, 1840
View Reduction Clarion, County of Creation Sep 1, 1840
View Reduction Butler, County of Expansion May 5, 1864

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County (Unorganized) Mar 12, 1800
View County Nov 4, 1805
View County, 6th Class Jul 10, 1919

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 Township Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division yes* Apr 6, 1773
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 Toby Township 1801 Creation yes+ Sep 1801
View New Township Armstrong County 1806 Township Division yes+ Sep 18, 1806
View New Township Plumcreek Township 1810 Creation yes* Jun 20, 1810
View New Township Wayne Township 1821 Creation yes* Mar 19, 1821
View New Borough Kittanning Borough 1821 Creation yes Apr 2, 1821
View Annexation Wayne Township-Kittanning Township 1821 Annexation yes* Dec 19, 1821
View New Township Perry Township 1822 Creation yes* Dec 18, 1822
View New Township Clarion Township 1823 Creation yes* Dec 17, 1823
View New Township Franklin Township 1830 Creation yes* 1830
View New Township Kiskiminetas Township 1832 Creation yes* Jun 19, 1832
View New Borough Freeport Borough 1833 Creation yes May 3, 1833
View Separation Kittanning Borough 1836 Separation yes* Mar 17, 1836
View New Township Pine Township 1836 Creation yes Jun 20, 1836
View New Township Monroe Township 1836 Creation yes* 1836
View New Township Madison Township 1837 Creation yes* Sep 22, 1837
View New Borough Tarentum Borough 1842 Creation yes Mar 18, 1842
View Annexation Sugarcreek Township-Perry Township 1843 Annexation yes* 1843
View Annexation Kittanning Township-Kittanning Borough 1844 Annexation yes May 8, 1844
View New Township Bradys Bend Township 1845 Creation yes Apr 16, 1845
View Annexation Pine Township-Kittanning Borough 1845 Annexation yes Apr 16, 1845
View Annexation Pine Township-Redbank Township 1847 Annexation yes* 1847
View New Township North Buffalo Township-South Buffalo Township 1847 Creation yes* Mar 15, 1847
View New Borough Apollo Borough 1848 Creation yes May 2, 1848
View New Township Cowanshannock Township 1848 Creation yes* Dec 22, 1848
View Annexation Kittanning Township-Kittanning Borough 1849 Annexation yes Mar 20, 1849
View New Township Manor Township 1849 Creation yes* Dec 1849
View Boundary Realignment Redbank Township-Wayne Township 1850 Boundary Realignment yes* 1850
View Annexation Manor Township-Kittanning Borough 1850 Annexation yes Apr 2, 1850
View New Borough Leechburg Borough 1850 Creation yes May 3, 1850
View Annexation South Buffalo Township-Freeport Borough 1851 Annexation yes Mar 24, 1851
View New Township Mahoning Township 1851 Creation yes* Sep 20, 1851
View Annexation Kittanning Borough-Pine Township 1852 Annexation yes Apr 27, 1852
View School District Annexation Wayne Township-Pine Township 1853 School District Annexation yes* 1853
View Election Separation Leechburg Borough 1853 Election Separation yes* Mar 11, 1853
View New Township Burrell Township 1854 Creation yes* 1854
View New Borough Worthington Borough 1855 Creation yes Mar 15, 1855
View New Township Valley Township 1855 Creation yes* Dec 13, 1855
View New School District Wayne Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District yes* 1855–1856
View Charter Amendment Kittanning Borough 1857 Charter Amendment yes Jul 18, 1857
View New Township Washington Township 1858 Creation yes* 1858
View New Borough Queenstown Borough 1858 Creation yes Oct 26, 1858
View New School District Hovey Independent Schol District 1859 Creation yes* 1858–1859
View Annexation Kiskiminetas Township-Apollo Borough 1859 Annexation yes* 1859
View New Borough Elderton Borough 1859 Creation yes Mar 23, 1859
View Annexation Manor Township-Kittanning Borough 1860 Annexation yes Mar 31, 1860
View School Districts Belknap Independent School District 1861 Charter Revival yes* 1861
View New Borough Manorville Borough 1866 Creation yes* Jun 6, 1866
View School District Annexation Allegheny Township-Perry Township 1867 School District Annexation yes* 1867
View Annexation Plumcreek Township-Elderton Borough 1867 Annexation yes* Jun 8, 1867
View New Township South Bend Township 1867 Creation yes* Jul 9, 1867
View New Borough Aladdin Borough 1867 Creation yes* Sep 12, 1867
View School District Reversion Perry Township-Allegheny Township 1868 School District Reversion yes* 1868
View New Township East Franklin Township-West Franklin Township 1868 Creation yes* Jan 27, 1868
View Annexation Kiskiminetas Township-Apollo Borough 1869 Annexation yes* 1869
View New Borough Lawrenceburg Borough 1870 Creation yes* Dec 5, 1870
View New Township Hovey Township 1871 Creation yes Sep 4, 1871
View New City Parker City 1873 Creation yes Mar 1, 1873
View New Borough Dayton Borough 1873 Creation yes Jun 5, 1873
View General Law Apollo Borough 1873 General Law yes Dec 9, 1873
View General Law Kittanning Borough 1877 General Law yes Sep 5, 1877
View Dissolution Aladdin Borough-Allegheny Township 1878 Merger yes* Mar 7, 1878
View New Township Boggs Township 1878 Creation yes* Jun 10, 1878
View General Law Freeport Borough 1878 General Law yes Sep 6, 1878
View New Township Bethel Township-Gilpin Township-Parks Township 1878 Creation yes Dec 26, 1878
View School District Annexation Manor Township-Kittanning Borough 1882 School District Annexation yes* 1882
View Annexation Valley Township-Kittanning Borough 1882 Annexation yes* 1881–1882
View New Borough Atwood Borough 1885 Creation yes Jun 15, 1885
View New Borough South Bethlehem Borough 1887 Creation yes Apr 16, 1887
View School District Annexation North Buffalo Township-South Buffalo Township 1888 School District Annexation yes* 1887–1888
View General Law Leechburg Borough 1888 General Law yes Apr 2, 1888
View City Classification Pennsylvania 1889 City Classification yes May 8, 1889
View New School District Ford City Independent School District 1890 Creation yes* 1889–1890
View School District Annexation Gilpin Township-Leechburg Borough 1892 School District Annexation yes* 1892
View New Township Rayburn Township 1892 Creation yes* Jan 13, 1892
View Annexation West Franklin Township-Worthington Borough 1894 Annexation yes* 1894
View Annexation Apollo Borough 1893 Ordinance yes* 1893–1895
View Annexation Gilpin Township-Leechburg Borough 1895 Annexation yes Dec 19, 1895
View New School District Madison Township 1896 Independent School District yes* 1895–1896
View New Borough Ford City Borough 1898 Creation yes Sep 21, 1898
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View New Borough Applewold Borough 1899 Creation yes Dec 27, 1899
View New Borough West Kittanning Borough 1900 Creation yes Jun 7, 1900
View New Borough Wickboro Borough 1900 Creation yes Sep 19, 1900
View New Borough Rural Valley Borough 1900 Creation yes Dec 12, 1900
View Boundary Realignment Boggs Township-Mahoning Township 1901 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1900–1901
View Annexation Kittanning Borough 1900 Ordinance yes* 1900–1901
View School District Reversion Manor Township-Kittanning Borough 1901 School District Reversion yes* 1896–1901
View Boundary Realignment Boggs Township-Wayne Township 1903 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1902–1903
View Annexation Manor Township-Manorville Borough 1903 Annexation yes* 1903
View New Borough Johnetta Borough 1905 Creation yes* Jan 26, 1905
View School District Annexation Plumcreek Township-South Bend Township 1908 School District Annexation yes* 1908
View Annexation West Kittanning Borough 1908 Ordinance yes Aug 31, 1908
View Dissolution Queenstown Borough-Perry Township 1910 Merger yes* Jun 6, 1910
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 46 yes Jun 17, 1910
View School District Annexation Manor Township-Ford City Borough 1911 School District Annexation yes* 1911
View Dissolution Wickboro Borough-Kittanning Borough 1914 Consolidation yes Jan 8, 1914
View New Borough Ford Cliff Borough 1922 Creation yes* Apr 24, 1922
View Annexation Ford City Borough 1922 Ordinance yes* Nov 8, 1922
View New Township Cadogan Township 1923 Creation yes Dec 3, 1923
View Boundary Realignment Sugarcreek Township-West Franklin Township 1927 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1927
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 164 yes* Jul 3, 1928
View New Borough North Apollo Borough 1930 Creation yes Feb 12, 1930
View Dissolution Johnetta Borough-Gilpin Township 1930 Merger yes Jun 4, 1930
View Annexation Apollo Borough 1936 Ordinance yes* 1936–1937
View Annexation Applewold Borough 1934-1935 Ordinance yes* Sep 10, 1941
View Annexation Apollo Borough Ordinance A-51 yes Jan 31, 1948
View Annexation Apollo Borough Ordinance A-52 yes Jan 31, 1948
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 246 yes Aug 2, 1948
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 247 yes Aug 2, 1948
View Annexation West Kittanning Borough 1948 Ordinance yes* Nov 3, 1948
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 267 yes* Jan 31, 1951
View Annexation West Kittanning Borough 1951 Ordinance yes* Nov 13, 1951
View Boundary Realignment Elderton Borough-Plumcreek Township 1952 Boundary Realignment yes* 1952
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 332 yes Jun 27, 1956
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 370 and 371 yes Jan 3, 1959
View Annexation East Franklin Township-North Buffalo Township 1961 Annexation yes* 1961
View Annexation Apollo Borough Ordinance 104-1959 yes Jul 23, 1963
View Annexation Leechburg Borough Ordinance 6-62 yes* 1963–1964
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 418 and 419 yes Apr 28, 1964
View Annexation Freeport Borough Ordinance 175 yes Apr 28, 1964
View Annexation Freeport Borough Ordinance 185 yes Nov 2, 1965
View Annexation Wayne Township 1965 Ordinance yes* 1965–1966
View Annexation Freeport Borough Ordinance 192 yes May 16, 1967
View Annexation Kittanning Borough Ordinance 85, 1968 yes* 1968
View Annexation West Kittanning Borough 1966 Ordinance yes May 27, 1970
View Annexation Leechburg Borough Ordinance 5-68 yes* 1968–1971
View New School District East Brady Independent School District 1992 Creation yes* 1991–1993

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Election: [For or against the consolidation of the Borough of Kittanning and the Borough of Wickboro into one borough by the name, style, and title of the Borough of Kittanning] Dec 29, 1913
View Election: "Do you favor the consolidation of the Boroughs of Ford Cliff and Ford City, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania?" May 20, 1969

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Charter Index bk. 1–9 (1890–1984)
Miscellaneous Docket (Q.Sess.) bk. 1–19 (1894–1994)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 8–9 (1850–1863)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 10–21 (1863–1893)
Road Docket bk. F–L (1876–comp)
Road Index bk. 1–2 (form–comp)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Armstrong County 17500449 693 693
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Armstrong County 17500449 783 794
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Armstrong County 5836759 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Armstrong County 34427610 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Sugarcreek Township-Buffalo Township to Kittanning Township Proposed 1813 Annexation unknown 1813
View New Township Redbank Township Proposed 1814 Division no* 1814
View New Township Armstrong County Proposed 1818 Township Division unknown 1818
View New Township Sugarcreek Township-Toby Township Proposed 1820 New Township no* 1820
View New Township Redbank Township-Toby Township Proposed 1834 New Township unknown 1834
View New Township South Clarion Township Proposed 1838 Creation no* 1838
View New Township Kiskiminetas Township Proposed 1840 Division no* 1840
View New Township Redbank Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1840 New Township no* 1840
View New Township Cowanshannock Township Proposed 1841 Creation no* 1841
View New Township Kittanning Township Proposed 1841 Division no* 1841
View New Township Kittanning Township-Pine Township-Plumcreek Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1841 New Township no* 1841
View New Township Cowanshannock Township Proposed 1842 Creation no* 1842
View New Township Mahoning Township Proposed 1849 Creation no* 1849
View New Township Knox Township Proposed 1850 Creation no* 1850–1851
View New Township Limestone Township Proposed 1852 Creation no* 1852
View Annexation Redbank Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1854 Annexation unknown 1854
View New School District American Furnace Independent School District Proposed 1856 Creation no* 1856
View New School District Stewardson Independent School District Proposed 1856 Creation no* 1856
View New Township Limestone Township Proposed 1857 Creation no* 1857
View New School District Madison Township-Pine Township Proposed 1859 Independent School District unknown 1859
View New Township Franklin Township Proposed 1860 Division no* 1860
View New Township Kiskiminetas Township Proposed 1860 Division no* 1860
View New School District Manor Township Proposed 1860 Independent School District unknown 1860
View New School District Plumcreek Township Proposed 1860 Independent School District unknown 1860
View New Township South Bend Township Proposed 1859 Creation no* 1859–1860
View New Township South Bend Township Proposed 1861 Creation no* 1861
View New Borough Manorville Borough Proposed 1865 Creation no 1865
View New Township Franklin Township Proposed 1866 Division no 1866–1867
View New Borough Parker City Borough Proposed 1869 Creation no* 1869
View Annexation Manor Township-Manorville Borough 1870 Annexation unknown 1870
View General Law Apollo Borough Proposed 1871 General Law no 1871–1872
View New School District Bradys Bend Township Proposed 1874 Independent School District no* 1874
View New Borough Red Bank City Borough Proposed 1875 Creation no 1875
View New Township Valley Township Proposed 1875 Division no 1875
View New School District Slate Lick Independent School District Proposed 1877 Creation unknown 1877
View Annexation Worthington Borough-West Franklin Township Proposed 1878 Annexation no* 1878
View New Name Allegheny Township Proposed 1879 Creation no 1879
View School District Annexation Gilpin Township-Leechburg Borough Proposed 1882 School District Annexation unknown 1882
View Charter Amendment Worthington Borough Proposed 1882 Charter Amendment no 1882
View New School District Bethel Township Proposed 1882 Independent School District no 1882–1883
View New Township Cowanshannock Township-Plumcreek Township Proposed 1884 New Township no 1884
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong County-Indiana County Proposed 1885 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1885
View New Borough Armstrong Borough Proposed 1884 Creation no 1884–1886
View New Township Mahoning Township Proposed 1887 Division no 1887
View New Borough Oakland Borough Proposed 1891 Creation no 1891
View New Borough Oakland Borough Proposed 1892 Creation no 1892
View School District Annexation Rayburn Township-Kittanning Borough Proposed 1895 School District Annexation no 1895
View School District Annexation Rayburn Township-Kittanning Borough Proposed 1894 School District Annexation no 1894–1896
View Boundary Realignment Sugarcreek Township-West Franklin Township Proposed 1897 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1897
View School District Dissolution Belknap Independent School District Proposed 1898 Dissolution no 1898
View School District Annexation East Franklin Township-Kittanning Borough Proposed 1898 School District Annexation no 1898
View School District Dissolution Madison Township Proposed 1897 Independent School District Dissolution no* 1897–1900
View New Township Cowanshannock Township Proposed 1901 Division no 1901
View New Township Manor Township Proposed 1906 Division no 1906
View New Borough Laneville Borough Proposed 1907 Creation no 1907
View Boundary Realignment Bradys Bend Township-Perry Township Proposed 1911 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1911
View New Borough Templeton Borough Proposed 1912 Creation (1) no 1912
View New Borough Templeton Borough Proposed 1912 Creation (2) no 1912–1914
View New Borough Ford Cliff Borough Proposed 1921 Creation no 1921
View New Borough Glenola Borough Proposed 1929 Creation no 1929
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 254 no 1949–1950
View Annexation Ford City Borough Ordinance 255 no 1949–1950
View Annexation West Kittanning Borough 1950 Ordinance no 1950–1951
View Boundary Realignment Apollo Borough-Kiskiminetas Township 1960s Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1960
View Boundary Realignment East Franklin Township-North Buffalo Township Proposed 1965 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1965
View Annexation West Kittanning Borough 1964 Ordinance (1) no 1964–1966
View Annexation West Kittanning Borough 1964 Ordinance (2) no 1964–1966
View Dissolution Ford Cliff Borough-Ford City Borough Proposed 1969 Consolidation no 1969
View Annexation South Bethlehem Borough Ordinance 175 unknown 1974
View Home Rule (County) Armstrong County Proposed 1996 Home Rule no 1996–1997