Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 29, 1802 Mar 29, 1802 9

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent former
Beaver, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 14 Lead
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 15 Lead
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 16 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200704688 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4204688 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214864 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213609 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1133320 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 040123 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) New Sewickley, Township of Part Mar 29, 1802
View Creation (Within) South Beaver, Township of Part Mar 29, 1802
View *Reduction (Within) New Sewickley, Township of Part Jan 14, 1804
View Whole (Within) Borough, Township of (defunct) Creation Nov 1804
View Whole (Within) South Beaver, Township of Reduction Nov 1804
View Reduction (Within) Borough, Township of (defunct) Reduction Jan 27, 1806
View Reduction (Within) Ohio, Township of (Beaver, defunct) Expansion Jan 27, 1806
View Reduction (Within) Borough, Township of (defunct) Part Feb 25, 1814
View Expansion (Within) Borough, Township of (defunct) Part Apr 11, 1866
View Separation Borough, Township of (defunct) Reduction Nov 16, 1866
View Reduction Bridgewater, Borough of (Beaver) Expansion Feb 25, 1869
View Ascertainment Bridgewater, Borough of (Beaver) Ascertainment 1893–1894
View Expansion Borough, Township of (defunct) Reduction 1898
View Expansion Borough, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 11, 1908
View Expansion Brighton, Township of Reduction 1952
View Expansion Borough, Township of (defunct) Reduction 1960

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Mar 29, 1802
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 16, 1866

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 Separation (County) Beaver County 1803 Separation yes+ Nov 7, 1803
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 60: Annexing certain lots and territory in the plan of lots laid out by S. A. Laird in the Township Borough and adjoining the Borough of Beaver, to the Borough of Beaver Nov 1, 1898
View Ordinance 97: Annexing certain lots, Academy lots and Outlots west of Beaver, in the Township of Borough, to the Borough of Beaver Jan 26, 1906 Jan 27, 1906 p. 63–64
View Ordinance 107: Annexing the Groveland Plan of lots lying west of the Borough of Beaver, in Borough Township Beaver Co. Pa. together with the full width of Minis Ave. lying north of said plan, and parts of Academy lots lying south of said plan adjoining the Ohio River Feb 7, 1908 Feb 8, 1908 p. 68–69
View Ordinance 418: Providing for the annexation of certain lands in the Township of Brighton and adjacent to the Borough of Beaver Aug 12, 1952 Aug 12, 1952 p. 334
View Ordinance 455: Providing for the annexation of certain land in the Township of Borough, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, which land is contiguous to and owned by said Borough of Beaver Apr 12, 1960 Apr 12, 1960

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jul 28, 2014

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Beaver Borough 17500449 621 634
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Beaver 5836763 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Beaver 34427775 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Beaver Borough-Borough Township Proposed 1807 New Township unknown 1807
View Annexation Beaver Borough Ordinance 97 no* 1906–1907
View Annexation Bridgewater Borough-Beaver Borough Proposed 1913 Annexation no 1913
View Boundary Realignment Beaver Borough to Bridgewater Borough-Brighton Township Proposed 1934 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1934–1937
View Boundary Realignment Beaver Borough to Bridgewater Borough-Brighton Proposed 1938 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1938
View Home Rule (County) Beaver County Proposed 1984 Home Rule no 1984