Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 7, 1833 Feb 27, 1821 6

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Somerset, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Somerset County, Pennsylvania 05 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211105776 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4205776 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215582 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1169300 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1130950 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 560153 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Brothersvalley, Township of Part Feb 27, 1821
View Separation Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction Apr 1, 1836
View Subordination Brothersvalley, Township of Expansion Jul 2, 1839
View Separation Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction Mar 7, 1840
View Expansion Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction Feb 27, 1845
View Expansion Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction Feb 7, 1853
View Expansion Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction 1889
View Expansion Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction Jul 9, 1948
View Expansion Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction Nov 6, 1956
View Expansion Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction Feb 5, 1962

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Feb 27, 1821
View Borough (Title 8) Feb 7, 1853

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 Charter Revival Berlin Borough 1827 Charter Revival yes Apr 13, 1827
View Charter Amendment Berlin Borough 1895 Charter Amendment yes* Mar 4, 1895
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View School District Dissolution Berlin Area School District 1959 Creation yes+ 1959–1960

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: [Extending the limits of the Borough] Apr 10, 1889 p. 58–59
View Ordinance 113: Annexing to the Borough of Berlin, Pennsylvania, a portion of Brothersvalley Township, Pennsylvania adjacent to said Borough as herein described Apr 5, 1948 Apr 5, 1948 p. 269–271
View Ordinance 140: Annexing to the Borough of Berlin, Pennsylvania a portion of Brothersvalley Township, Pennsylvania, a second class township, adjacent to said Borough as herein described Apr 2, 1956 Apr 3, 1956 p. 46–47
View Ordinance 168: Annexing to Berlin Borough land of Patrick Broderick situate in Brothersvalley Township Nov 20, 1961 Nov 20, 1961 p. 91

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Ordinance Book bk. 1–5 (1853–2013)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Berlin Borough 17500452 706 712