Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 13, 1795 Mar 13, 1795 24

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bedford, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200904944 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4204944 Lead
View county Bedford County, Pennsylvania 010 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214895 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213610 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1133571 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 050033 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bedford, Town of (defunct) Dissolution (Within) Mar 13, 1795
View Creation Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Mar 13, 1795
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Mar 26, 1814
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 5, 1817
View Reduction Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Expansion May 5, 1817
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Mar 25, 1848
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Feb 24, 1859
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1872–1873
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1906
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1929
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1929
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1936
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1946
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Jul 25, 1951
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Dec 17, 1951
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1952
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1952
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Jun 27, 1967
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Jul 14, 1967
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Jun 25, 1968
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 20, 1970
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 20, 1970
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 20, 1970
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 20, 1970
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 20, 1970
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 20, 1970
View Expansion Bedford, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 20, 1970

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Mar 13, 1795
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 19, 1855

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Town Bedford Town 1773 Creation yes? 1773
View School District Annexation Bedford Township-Bedford Borough 1867 School District Annexation yes* 1867
View School District Annexation Bedford Township-Bedford Borough 1873 School District Annexation yes* 1872–1873
View School District Reversion Bedford Borough-Bedford Township 1877 School District Reversion yes* 1877
View School District Reversion Bedford Borough-Bedford Township 1898 School District Reversion yes* 1898
View School District Annexation Bedford Township-Bedford Borough 1907 School District Annexation yes* 1906–1907
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bedford County 7th to 6th yes Dec 7, 1972

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance Jul 18, 1872
View Ordinance Dec 13, 1872
View Resolution Apr 20, 1873
View Ordinance Jul 16, 1906 Jul 17, 1906
View Ordinance: Declaring the Admission of certain sections of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Penna. to the Borough of Bedford, Bedford County, Penna. May 6, 1929 May 8, 1929 p. 92–93
View Ordinance: Declaring the Admission of certain sections of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania to the Borough of Bedford, Bedford County, Pa. Sep 4, 1929 Sep 11, 1929 p. 94–95
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Bedford certain lands of Robert L. Beegle, situate in Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the said Borough Nov 2, 1936 Nov 9, 1936 p. 120
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Bedford, a section of Bedford Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of said Borough Jun 10, 1946 Jun 11, 1946 p. 144
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Bedford a section of Bedford Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south and west of said Borough Jul 2, 1951 Jul 3, 1951 p. 165
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Bedford a section of Bedford Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and east and south of said Borough Oct 1, 1951 Oct 2, 1951 p. 167
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Bedford a section of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north of said Borough Aug 11, 1952 Aug 12, 1952 p. 174
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Bedford a Section of Bedford Township Bedford County, Pennsylvania Adjacent to and South of said Borough Nov 3, 1952 Nov 3, 1952
View Ordinance: Approving the petition of certain freeholders of Bedford Township for the annexation of certain territory of Bedford Township by and to Bedford Borough and directing the President and Secretary of the Bedford Borough Council to proceed according to law to effect such annexation Oct 5, 1964 Oct 5, 1964
View Ordinance: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Bedford a certain section of Bedford Township, Bedford County, in Pennsylvania, adjacent to and North of said Borough of Bedford and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said section shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough upon the filing of a certified copy of this ordinance, together with a plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of the said Borough before and after this annexation, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Jun 5, 1967 Jun 5, 1967
View Ordinance: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Bedford a certain portion of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and West of said Borough of Bedford and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said portion shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough upon the filing of a certified copy of this ordinance, together with a plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of the said Borough before and after this annexation, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Jul 10, 1967 Jul 10, 1967
View Ordinance: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Bedford, a certain portion of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and South of said Borough of Bedford and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said portion shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough upon the filing of a certified copy of this ordinance, together with a plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of the said Borough before and after this annexation, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Jun 3, 1968 Jun 3, 1968
View Ordinance: Approving the Petition for annexing to the Borough, certain portions of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the North of the said Borough of Bedford and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said portions shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough upon the filing of a certified copy of this Ordinance, together with a plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of the said Borough before and after this annexation, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Apr 21, 1970 Apr 21, 1970
View Ordinance: Approving the Petition for annexing to the Borough, a certain portion of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and North of the said Borough of Bedford and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said portion shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough upon the filing of a certified copy of this ordinance, together with a plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of the said Borough before and after this annexation, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Apr 21, 1970 Apr 21, 1970
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Ordinance: Approving the Petition for annexing to the Borough of Bedford, a certain portion of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and South of the said Borough of Bedford and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said portion shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough upon the filing of a certified copy of this Ordinance, together with a plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of the said Borough before and after this annexation, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Apr 21, 1970 Apr 21, 1970
View Ordinance: Approving annexing to the Borough of Bedford, a certain portion of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and Southeast of the said Borough and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said portion shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough upon the filing of a certified copy of this Ordinance, together with a plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of the said Borough before and after this annexation, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Apr 21, 1970 Apr 21, 1970
View Ordinance: Approving the Petition for annexing to the Borough of Bedford, certain portions of Bedford Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and Southeast of the said Borough and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said portions shall be annexed to and become part of the said Borough upon the filing of a certified copy of this Ordinance, together with a plot showing the courses and distances of the boundaries of the said Borough before and after this annexation, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bedford County, Pennsylvania, and the filing of notice with the County Board of Elections of Bedford County, Pennsylvania Apr 21, 1970 Apr 21, 1970

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jun 30, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Bedford Borough 17500449 442 449
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Bedford 5836798 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Bedford 34427634 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Reversion Bedford Borough-Bedford Township Proposed 1869 School District Reversion unknown 1869
View Annexation Bedford Borough 1872 Ordinance (1) no* 1872
View School District Annexation Bedford Township-Bedford Borough Proposed 1900 School District Annexation unknown 1900
View Annexation Bedford Borough 1964 Ordinance no* 1964