Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 1797 2



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent former
Butler, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Butler County, Pennsylvania 040 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201910000 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216043 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q4985872 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 100155 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Deer, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 1797
View Reduction Buffalo, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Creation Mar 12, 1800
View Reduction Deer, Township of (defunct) Expansion Mar 12, 1800
View Part Saxonburg, Borough of Creation (Within) Aug 13, 1846
View Reduction Clinton, Township of (Butler) Creation Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Jefferson, Township of (Butler) Creation Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Saxonburg, Borough of Whole (Within) Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Winfield, Township of Creation Mar 29, 1854

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 1797
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View Separation (County) Butler County 1803 Separation yes+ Nov 7, 1803
View New Township Butler County 1804 Township Division yes+ Nov 1804
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Butler County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952
View County Classification Butler County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1992

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Buffalo 5836977 1 1