Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Big Beaver, Township of (Beaver, defunct) municipality or lower Township no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 1801 8 Jan 4, 1960

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent former
Beaver, County of Parent most recent
Lawrence, County of Parent former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215866 Lead View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation South Beaver, Township of Reduction Dec 1801
View Ascertainment Little Beaver, Township of Ascertainment 1843
View Reduction Big Beaver, Township of (Lawrence, defunct) Creation Feb 28, 1850
View Reduction New Galilee, Borough of Creation Jan 15, 1868
View Reduction New Galilee, Borough of Expansion 1883
View Ascertainment Darlington, Township of Ascertainment 1884
View Ascertainment Big Beaver, Township of (Lawrence, defunct) Ascertainment Feb 7, 1887
View Ascertainment Little Beaver, Township of Ascertainment Feb 7, 1887
View Reduction Homewood, Borough of Creation Sep 12, 1910
View Reduction Koppel, Borough of Creation Sep 17, 1912
View Reduction New Galilee, Borough of Expansion 1913–1914
View Reduction? New Galilee, Borough of Expansion? 1883–1928
View Reduction New Galilee, Borough of Expansion Mar 7, 1958
View Old Name Big Beaver, Borough of New Name Jan 4, 1960

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 1801
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Separation (County) Beaver County 1803 Separation yes+ Nov 7, 1803
View New County Lawrence County 1849 Creation yes Sep 1, 1849
View New School District Big Beaver Township 1870 Independent School District yes* 1870
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

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Big Beaver 5836765 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District Big Beaver Township-Darlington Township Proposed 1859 Independent School District no 1859
View Boundary Realignment Big Beaver Township-Darlington Township Proposed 1870 Boundary Realignment unknown 1870
View New Township Big Beaver Township Proposed 1874 Division unknown 1874
View New Borough Koppel Borough Proposed 1911 Creation no 1911