Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Blair, County of county County (Class: 5) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jul 27, 1846 0

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Allegheny, Township of (Blair) Child current
Altoona, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Altoona, City of Child current
Antis, Township of Child current
Bellwood, Borough of Child current
Blair, Township of Child current
Catharine, Township of Child current
Catherine, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Claysburg, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Dean, Township of (Blair, proposed) Child proposed
Duncansville, Borough of Child current
East Freedom, Borough of (unknown) Child most recent
East Tyrone, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Frankstown, Township of Child current
Freedom, Township of (Blair) Child current
Gaysport, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Greenfield, Township of (Blair) Child current
Highland, Township of (Blair, proposed) Child proposed
Hollidaysburg, Borough of Child current
Huston, Township of (Blair) Child current
Juniata, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Juniata, Township of (Blair) Child current
Lakemont, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Logan, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Logan, Township of (Blair) Child current
Martinsburg, Borough of (Blair) Child current
Newry, Borough of (Blair) Child current
North Greenfield, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
North Woodbury, Township of Child current
Roaring Spring, Borough of Child current
Snyder, Township of (Blair) Child current
South Greenfield, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Spring, Township of (Blair, proposed) Child proposed
Taylor, Township of (Blair) Child current
Tunnelhill, Borough of Child current
Tyrone, Borough of Child current
Tyrone, Township of (Blair) Child current
Williamsburg, Borough of (Blair) Child current
Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Child current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42013 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213659 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q494152 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 07 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bedford, County of Reduction Jul 27, 1846
View Creation Huntingdon, County of Reduction Jul 27, 1846
View Swap Centre, County of Swap 1848
View Ascertainment Centre, County of Ascertainment 1876–1877
View Ascertainment Cambria, County of Ascertainment 1883

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County Jul 27, 1846
View County, 5th 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 Borough Williamsburg Borough 1828 Creation yes Mar 21, 1828
View Annexation Woodbury Township-Williamsburg Borough 1832 Annexation yes Apr 3, 1832
View New Borough Martinsburg Borough 1832 Creation yes May 8, 1832
View New Borough Hollidaysburg Borough 1836 Creation yes Aug 10, 1836
View New Township Blair Township 1839 Creation yes Jan 19, 1839
View Separation Williamsburg Borough 1839 Separation yes Jul 2, 1839
View Annexation North Woodbury Township-Martinsburg Borough 1840 Annexation yes* 1840
View Election Separation Hollidaysburg Borough 1840 Election Separation yes Mar 7, 1840
View Dissolution Williamsburg Borough 1840 Dissolution yes Mar 31, 1840
View New Borough Gaysport Borough 1841 Creation yes Jun 1, 1841
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough-North Woodbury Township 1844 Annexation yes* 1844
View Separation Gaysport Borough 1845 Separation yes Feb 19, 1845
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1846 School District Annexation yes* 1846
View New Township Juniata Township 1847 Creation yes* Mar 27, 1847
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Gaysport Borough 1849 School District Annexation yes* 1849
View New Township Logan Township 1850 Creation yes* Oct 30, 1850
View Boundary Realignment Antis Township-Logan Township 1851 Boundary Realignment yes* 1851
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Gaysport Borough 1852 School District Annexation yes* 1852
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1852 School District Annexation yes* 1852
View School District Reversion Gaysport Borough-Blair Township 1852 School District Reversion yes* 1852
View School District Reversion Hollidaysburg Borough-Blair Township 1852 School District Reversion yes* 1852
View New Borough Altoona Borough 1854 Creation yes Feb 10, 1854
View General Law Hollidaysburg Borough 1854 General Law yes Jul 24, 1854
View Annexation Altoona Borough Ordinance 12 yes* 1855
View New Township Taylor Township 1855 Creation yes* Jul 30, 1855
View Annexation Catharine Township-Frankstown Township 1857 Boundary Realignment yes* 1857
View Annexation Woodbury Township-Catharine Township 1857 Annexation yes* 1856–1857
View New Township Freedom Township 1857 Creation yes* Jun 19, 1857
View General Law Gaysport Borough 1857 General Law yes Jun 19, 1857
View New Borough Tyrone Borough 1857 Creation yes Jul 27, 1857
View New School District Allegheny Township-Frankstown Township-Logan Township 1858 Independent School District yes* 1858
View Annexation Gaysport Borough Ordinance 7 yes* 1858
View Charter Amendment Altoona Borough 1860 Charter Amendment yes Aug 1, 1860
View Annexation North Woodbury Township-Martinsburg Borough 1862 Annexation yes* 1862
View Annexation Blair Township-Freedom Township 1863 Annexation yes* 1863–1864
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Gaysport Borough 1864 School District Annexation yes* 1864
View Boundary Realignment Blair Township-Freedom Township to Juniata Township 1867 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1866–1867
View Annexation Tyrone Borough 1867 Ordinance yes* 1867
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1868 School District Annexation yes* 1868
View Boundary Realignment Frankstown Township-Logan Township-Tyrone Township 1868 Boundary Realignment yes* 1867–1868
View New City Altoona City 1868 Creation yes Feb 28, 1868
View Boundary Realignment Logan Township-Altoona City 1869 Boundary Realignment yes* 1869
View Annexation Tyrone Borough 1869 Ordinance yes* 1869
View Annexation Huston Township-North Woodbury Township 1872 Annexation yes* 1872
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough-North Woodbury Township 1872 Annexation yes* 1872
View General Law Martinsburg Borough 1872 General Law yes Jun 17, 1872
View New Borough East Tyrone Borough 1873 Creation yes Jul 28, 1873
View City Classification Pennsylvania 1874 City Classification yes May 23, 1874
View Boundary Realignment Antis Township-Snyder Township 1875 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1874–1875
View New Borough Newry Borough 1876 Creation yes* Mar 25, 1876
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Newry Borough 1879 School District Annexation yes* 1879
View School District Reversion Hollidaysburg Borough-Blair Township 1880 School District Reversion yes* 1879–1880
View School District Reversion Hollidaysburg Borough-Blair Township 1881 School District Reversion yes* 1881
View Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough 1881 Annexation yes* Jul 25, 1881
View Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1883 Annexation yes* Apr 23, 1883
View Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Township 1884 Annexation yes* 1884
View General Law Altoona City 1884 General Law yes Aug 2, 1884
View Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1887 Annexation yes* Mar 21, 1887
View New Borough Roaring Spring Borough 1887 Creation yes Oct 22, 1887
View New Borough Bellwood Borough 1888 Creation yes Feb 29, 1888
View Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough 1889 Annexation yes* Jan 16, 1889
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 366 yes Aug 25, 1890
View Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough 1890 Annexation yes* Oct 11, 1890
View New Borough Duncansville Borough 1891 Creation yes Mar 26, 1891
View Boundary Realignment Allegheny Township-Logan Township 1892 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1890–1892
View Plat Recording Roaring Spring Borough 1892 Plat Recording yes* 1892
View Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough 1887-1892 Annexation yes* 1886–1892
View Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough 1892 Annexation yes* Jan 4, 1892
View Dissolution East Tyrone Borough-Tyrone Borough 1892 Merger yes Aug 31, 1892
View New Borough Williamsburg Borough 1892 Creation yes* Nov 15, 1892
View Boundary Realignment Allegheny Township-Frankstown Township 1893 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1893
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough 1893 Annexation yes Apr 7, 1893
View New Borough Juniata Borough 1893 Creation yes Aug 7, 1893
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 552 yes Jun 25, 1894
View Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1894 Annexation yes* Jun 30, 1894
View Annexation Logan Township-Juniata Borough 1895 Annexation yes* Nov 6, 1895
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 787 yes* Dec 2, 1895
View School District Annexation Logan Township-Juniata Borough 1896 School District Annexation yes* 1896
View School District Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough 1896 School District Annexation yes* 1895–1896
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 839, bk. 6 yes* Apr 4, 1896
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 841 yes* Nov 2, 1896
View Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1897 Annexation yes* Jan 11, 1897
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 9 yes Nov 1, 1899
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 42 yes* 1901
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1076 yes* Jan 14, 1901
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 41 yes* 1901–1902
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough 1902 Ordinance yes May 5, 1902
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1314 yes Nov 28, 1902
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 51 yes Jan 19, 1903
View Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough Reconstructed 1873-1904 Annexation yes? 1873–1904
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 65 yes* Mar 23, 1904
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 192 yes Jul 25, 1904
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 55 yes Sep 21, 1904
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1360 yes Dec 19, 1904
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 156 yes* 1905
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 46 yes* 1905
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 47 yes* 1905
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1553 yes* Apr 3, 1905
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 140 yes* Jul 10, 1905
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1571 yes* Sep 1, 1905
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 86 yes* Sep 16, 1905
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1566 yes Jan 1, 1906
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1731 yes Mar 2, 1906
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1811 yes Apr 9, 1906
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1833 yes Apr 10, 1906
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 97 yes* 1907
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 78 yes* May 6, 1907
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 2393 yes* Sep 13, 1907
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 2578 yes* Apr 10, 1908
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 126 yes* 1909
View Annexation Newry Borough 1909 Ordinance yes* 1909
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 149 yes* 1910
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 79 yes* 1910
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 2657 yes Jan 3, 1910
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3103 yes* Aug 18, 1911
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 81 yes* 1912
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 242 yes* 1913
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 90 yes* Nov 6, 1914
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 254 yes* 1915
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 209 yes* Jan 5, 1915
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 258 yes Dec 20, 1915
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 465 yes* Jan 20, 1917
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 565 yes Mar 26, 1917
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 242 yes* Jul 9, 1917
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 97 yes* Sep 20, 1917
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough 1918 Ordinance yes* 1918
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 658 yes* Jun 14, 1919
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 764 yes* Jul 31, 1920
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 809 yes Oct 19, 1920
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 807 yes Oct 30, 1920
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 808 yes Oct 30, 1920
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 284 yes* 1921
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 839, bk. 14 yes* Apr 30, 1921
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 922 yes* Aug 27, 1921
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1008 yes* Apr 1, 1922
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 283 yes* May 17, 1922
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 287 yes* May 17, 1922
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1065 yes* Jul 1, 1922
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 103 yes* 1923
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 105 yes* 1923
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 100 yes* May 7, 1923
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1140 yes* Jun 4, 1923
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1141 yes* Jun 5, 1923
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1154 yes Jun 30, 1923
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 1161 yes* Aug 18, 1923
View Dissolution Gaysport Borough-Hollidaysburg Borough 1923 Consolidation yes Dec 13, 1923
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 311 yes* 1924
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 107 yes* Jul 18, 1927
View Annexation Juniata Borough Ordinance 345 yes* 1928
View Annexation Logan Township-Altoona City 1928 Annexation (20.28 acres) yes Jan 2, 1928
View Annexation Logan Township-Altoona City 1928 Annexation (86.2 acres) yes Jan 2, 1928
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 108 yes* 1929
View Boundary Realignment North Woodbury Township-Taylor Township 1929 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1928–1929
View Dissolution Juniata Borough-Altoona City 1929 Merger yes Jan 7, 1929
View Annexation Logan Township-Altoona City 1929 Annexation (102.4 acres) yes Jan 7, 1929
View Annexation Logan Township-Altoona City 1929 Annexation (1312 acres) yes Jan 7, 1929
View Annexation Logan Township-Altoona City 1929 Annexation (326.4 acres) yes Jan 7, 1929
View Annexation Logan Township-Altoona City 1929 Annexation (38.4 acres) yes Jan 7, 1929
View Annexation Logan Township-Altoona City 1929 Annexation (563.2 acres) yes Jan 7, 1929
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough Reconstructed 1892-1930 Annexation (East) yes? 1892–1930
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough Reconstructed 1892-1930 Annexation (South) yes? 1892–1930
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough Reconstructed 1892-1930 Annexation (West) yes? 1892–1930
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 2778 yes* Aug 5, 1930
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough 1931 Ordinance yes* Mar 12, 1931
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 2843 yes May 11, 1931
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 386 yes* May 18, 1931
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough 1932 Ordinance (1) yes Feb 13, 1932
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough 1932 Ordinance (2) yes Feb 13, 1932
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough 1937 Ordinance yes Nov 8, 1937
View Annexation Newry Borough 1939 Ordinance yes* Apr 24, 1939
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 142 yes* Feb 26, 1943
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough 1943 Ordinance yes Nov 3, 1943
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 205 yes Aug 9, 1946
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 458 yes May 29, 1947
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 6447 yes Aug 11, 1947
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 6743 yes Apr 21, 1948
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 180 yes May 26, 1948
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough Ordinance 1948-3 yes Dec 6, 1948
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 159 yes Mar 21, 1949
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 7139 yes Nov 21, 1949
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough Reconstructed 1930-1950 Annexation (Franklin Street) yes? 1930–1950
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 7585 yes Jul 9, 1951
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 213 yes Aug 22, 1951
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 7845 yes Feb 25, 1952
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough Ordinance 47 yes Dec 11, 1952
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 230 yes* Dec 19, 1952
View Annexation Duncansville Borough Ordinance 62 yes Feb 10, 1953
View Annexation Altoona City Resolution 8352 yes Aug 13, 1953
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 514 yes Nov 3, 1953
View Annexation Duncansville Borough 1955 Ordinance (Case 10) yes Nov 9, 1955
View Annexation Duncansville Borough 1955 Ordinance (Case 9) yes Nov 9, 1955
View Annexation Newry Borough 1955 Ordinance yes* Nov 9, 1955
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 281 yes Jul 3, 1956
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3535 yes Nov 16, 1956
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 551 yes Dec 2, 1957
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 324 yes Apr 21, 1959
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 579 yes Aug 17, 1959
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough Ordinance 1959-3 yes Nov 4, 1959
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough Reconstructed 1950-1960 Annexation (Hickory Street) yes? 1950–1960
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 585 yes Jan 18, 1960
View Annexation Bellwood Borough Ordinance 256 yes* 1961
View Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough 1962 Annexation yes* 1962
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 564 yes May 15, 1962
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough Ordinance 1962-3 yes Jun 15, 1962
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 383 yes Aug 25, 1962
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3720 yes Oct 20, 1962
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 281 yes Dec 11, 1962
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3751 yes Apr 20, 1963
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 641 yes* 1964
View Boundary Realignment Tyrone Borough Ordinance 642 yes* 1964
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3798 yes Mar 15, 1964
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 406 yes Jul 29, 1964
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 414 yes May 27, 1965
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 420 yes Mar 8, 1966
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3894 yes Aug 1, 1966
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3890 yes Aug 4, 1966
View Annexation Bellwood Borough Ordinance 287 yes Aug 29, 1966
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough Ordinance 1967-6 yes Aug 9, 1967
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 244 yes Nov 8, 1967
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 679 yes Jan 5, 1968
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough Ordinance 1968-5 yes Nov 20, 1968
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 468 yes Dec 5, 1968
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 469 yes Dec 5, 1968
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 472 yes Jan 13, 1969
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 470 yes* 1968–1970
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 479 yes* 1969–1970
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough Reconstructed 1960-1970 Annexation (Hudson Street) yes? 1960–1970
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough Reconstructed 1960-1970 Annexation (Poplar Street) yes? 1960–1970
View Annexation Taylor Township-Roaring Spring Borough Reconstructed 1960-1970 Annexation (Sugar Street) yes? 1960–1970
View Annexation Tunnelhill Borough Ordinance 33 yes* Dec 23, 1970
View Annexation Duncansville Borough-Allegheny Township 1970s Annexation yes* 1970–1971
View Annexation Duncansville Borough Ordinance 100 yes* 1968–1972
View Annexation Duncansville Borough Ordinance 101 yes* 1968–1972
View Annexation Duncansville Borough Ordinance 102 yes* 1968–1972
View Annexation Duncansville Borough Ordinance 103 yes* 1968–1972
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough Ordinance 1970-2 yes May 15, 1972
View Home Rule Tyrone Borough 1983 Home Rule yes Jan 3, 1983
View Boundary Realignment Allegheny Township-Blair Township 1987 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1987
View Council-Manager Form Altoona City 1990 Optional Plan yes Jan 1, 1990
View Home Rule Altoona City 2015 Home Rule yes Jan 5, 2015

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Election Feb 15, 1868
View Election: [For or against the annexation of the subdivision of Logan Township known as Fairview] Nov 7, 1905
View Election: [For or against the annexation of a portion of Logan Township lying west of the City between the western limits and 28th Alley and between 10th and 15th Streets] Feb 18, 1908
View Election: [For or against the consolidation of the Borough of Hollidaysburg and the Borough of Gaysport into one borough by the name, style, and title of the Borough of Hollidaysburg] Sep 18, 1923
View Election: [For or against the annexation of the subdivision of Logan Township known as Locust Hills] Nov 8, 1927
View Election: [For or against the annexation of the subdivisions of Logan Township known as Allegheny Furnace, Mansion Park, and the easterly part of North Llyswen] Nov 8, 1927
View Election: "SHALL THE BOROUGH OF JUNIATA BE ANNEXED TO THE CITY OF ALTOONA?" Nov 6, 1928
View Election: [For or against the annexation of the subdivisions of Logan Township known as Wehnwood and Fairlawn] Nov 6, 1928
View Election: [For or against the annexation of the subdivisions of Logan Township known as South Altoona, Llyswen, Lakemont Terrace, Garden Heights, Maple Crest, Eldorado, Rose Lawn, Locust Hills, and Westmont] Nov 6, 1928
View Election: [For or against the annexation of the subdivisions of Logan Township known as East End] Nov 6, 1928
View Election: [For or against the annexation of the subdivisions of Logan Township known as Suncrest] Nov 6, 1928
View Election: [For or against the annexation of the subdivisions of Logan Township known as part of Pleasant Valley] Nov 6, 1928
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a charter commission for the City of Altoona] Nov 4, 1958
View Election: "Shall the Council-Manager Plan of the Optional Third Class City Charter Law, providing for nine (9) councilmen to be elected at large, be adopted by the City of Altoona?" Nov 3, 1959 Rejected
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a charter commission for the City of Altoona] Nov 8, 1963
View Election: "Shall the Council-Manager plan of the Optional Third Class City Charter Law, providing for seven councilmen to be elected at large, be adopted by the City of Altoona?" Nov 3, 1964 Rejected
View Election: "Do you favor the annulment of the Charter of the Borough of Lakemont, Blair County, Pennsylvania, and desire that the territory embraced within such Borough shall revert to and become a part of the second District of the Township of Logan, Blair County, Pennsylvania?" May 18, 1965
View Charter Commission Election Nov 6, 1973
View Election Nov 4, 1975 Rejected
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the Borough of Tyrone] May 19, 1981
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report, dated March 15, 1982, of the Tyrone Borough Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the Borough of Tyrone?" May 18, 1982
View Election May 20, 1986 Rejected
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the City of Altoona] Nov 4, 1986
View Election: "DO YOU FAVOR THE ANNEXATION TO THE BOROUGH OF TYRONE OF THE FOLLOWING LAND IN SNYDER TOWNSHIP, BLAIR COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA? The tract of land adjoining the northwest line of Reservoir Park, also known as Stevens Park, and running in a general northwest direction along the northerly side of Janesville Pike (Route 453) to the Blair County line with a portion of said land also being on the southerly side of the Janesville Pike. Containing a total area of approximately 3900 acres more or less and being the Tyrone Borough Watershed property containing the Tyrone Borough reservoirs and water distribution facilities." May 19, 1987 Rejected
View Election: "Shall the COUNCIL-MANAGER PLAN, including recommendations pertaining to optional provisions contained in the report of the Government Study Commission, dated June 29, 1987, be adopted by the City of Altoona?" Nov 3, 1987
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the City of Altoona] May 21, 2013
View Election: "SHALL THE HOME RULE CHARTER CONTAINED IN THE REPORT, DATED JULY 21, 2014, OF THE GOVERNMENT STUDY COMMISSION, PREPARED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE HOME RULE CHARTER AND OPTIONAL PLANS LAW, BE ADOPTED BY THE CITY OF ALTOONA?" Nov 4, 2014

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Charter Index
Law Library Visit
Miscellaneous Grantor Index
Petition Docket bk. 63–64
Petition Docket bk. 50–55
Petition Docket bk. 42
Road Docket bk. E–F
Road Index (form–comp)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Blair County 17500449 213 230
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Altoona Urbanized 34427667 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Blair County 5836896 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Blair County 34427673 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Frankstown Township-Woodbury Township to Catharine Township Proposed 1847 Annexation unknown 1847
View Boundary Realignment Blair County-Cambria County Proposed 1848 Boundary Realignment no* 1848
View Annexation Huston Township-North Woodbury Township Proposed 1848 Annexation unknown 1848
View Boundary Realignment Blair County-Cambria County Proposed 1849 Boundary Realignment unknown 1849
View Boundary Realignment Bedford County-Blair County Proposed 1850 Boundary Realignment unknown 1850
View Annexation Blair Township-Allegheny Township 1852 Annexation unknown 1852
View Boundary Realignment Logan Township-Tyrone Township Proposed 1854 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1854
View New Borough East Freedom Borough Proposed 1855 Creation unknown 1855
View Annexation Taylor Township-North Woodbury Township Proposed 1860 Annexation no 1860
View New School District North Woodbury Township-Taylor Township Proposed 1861 Independent School District unknown 1861
View Annexation Greenfield Township-Freedom Township Proposed 1865 Annexation unknown 1865
View School District Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough Proposed 1874 School District Annexation unknown 1874
View New Township Spring Township Proposed 1875 Creation no* 1875
View New Township Dean Township Proposed 1878 Creation no 1878–1879
View School District Reversion Hollidaysburg Borough-Blair Township Proposed 1879 School District Reversion no* 1879
View New Township Dean Township Proposed 1879 Creation no* 1879–1880
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough-North Woodbury Township Proposed 1880 Annexation no 1880
View Annexation Blair Township-Freedom Township Proposed 1882 Annexation no* 1882
View Annexation Allegheny Township-Tunnelhill Borough Proposed 1890 Annexation no* 1890–1891
View Annexation Bellwood Borough 1893 Ordinance unknown 1893
View Annexation Freedom Township-Juniata Township Proposed 1895 Annexation no 1895–1896
View New Borough Logan Borough Proposed 1895 Creation no 1895–1896
View New School District Greenfield Township Proposed 1897 Independent School District no 1897
View School District Reversion Newry Borough-Blair Township Proposed 1898 School District Reversion no 1898–1899
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough 1900 Ordinance no* 1900
View Annexation North Woodbury Township-Martinsburg Borough Proposed 1899 Annexation unknown 1899–1900
View New Township Highland Township Proposed 1906 Creation no* 1906–1908
View Annexation Juniata Borough 1908 Ordinance unknown 1908
View New Borough East Freedom Borough Proposed 1912 Creation no 1912–1913
View Annexation Logan Township-Altoona City Proposed 1913 Annexation no* 1913
View Annexation Juniata Borough Proposed Ordinance 191 no 1914
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 19 no* 1914–1915
View Plat Recording Juniata Borough Ordinance 212 unknown 1915
View New Borough Claysburg Borough Proposed 1923 Creation no 1923
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 122 no* 1935
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 467 no 1948–1949
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 468 no 1948–1949
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 471 no 1949–1950
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 226 and 236 no 1952–1953
View Annexation Duncansville Borough 1955 Ordinance (Case 131) no* 1955–1957
View Annexation Tyrone Borough Ordinance 550 no 1957
View Annexation Allegheny Township-Tunnelhill Borough Proposed 1958 Annexation no 1958
View Council-Manager Form Altoona City Proposed 1958 Optional Charter no 1958–1959
View Boundary Realignment Allegheny Township-Juniata Township Proposed 1959 Boundary Ascertainment no 1959–1960
View Boundary Realignment Blair County-Cambria County 1961 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1961
View Council-Manager Form Altoona City Proposed 1963 Optional Charter no 1963–1964
View New Borough Lakemont Borough Proposed 1963 Creation no 1963–1965
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3926 no* 1966–1967
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 451 no 1967
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 473 no 1969–1970
View Annexation Roaring Spring Borough Ordinance 1969-3 no 1969–1970
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 482 no 1969–1971
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 488 no 1970–1973
View Annexation Altoona City Ordinance 3954 no* 1967–1974
View Home Rule Altoona City Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1975
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 355 no 1972–1975
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 360 no 1973–1975
View Annexation Martinsburg Borough Ordinance 362 no 1973–1975
View Annexation Catharine Township-Williamsburg Borough Proposed 1986 Annexation no 1986
View Annexation Snyder Township-Tyrone Borough Proposed 1987 Annexation no 1987