Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Broad Top, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 16, 1838 4



Name Relationship Status
Bedford, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200908880 Lead
View county Bedford County, Pennsylvania 040 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215889 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894123 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 050125 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Hopewell, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Apr 16, 1838
View Reduction Aughwick, Township of (defunct) Creation Sep 1, 1849
View Reduction Coaldale, Borough of (Bedford) Creation Oct 6, 1865
View Expansion Hopewell, Township of (Bedford) Reduction 1880–1881
View Reduction Hopewell, Borough of (Bedford) Creation Jan 7, 1895

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 16, 1838
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bedford County 7th to 6th yes Dec 7, 1972

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Broad Top 5836800 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Dissolution Coaldale Borough-Broad Top Township Proposed 1878 Merger no 1878–1879
View Annexation Liberty Township-Broad Top Township Proposed 1880 Annexation unknown 1880–1881
View Boundary Realignment Bedford County-Huntingdon County 1900s Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1907–1917