Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1849 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 07 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200110456 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215777 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1750789 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010215 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Franklin, Township of (Adams) Reduction Aug 1849
View Creation Menallen, Township of (Adams) Reduction Aug 1849
View Reduction Biglerville, Borough of Creation May 26, 1903
View Reduction Biglerville, Borough of Expansion Dec 3, 1908
View Reduction Biglerville, Borough of Expansion Feb 19, 1946

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 1849
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Tyrone Township-Butler Township 1874 School District Annexation yes* 1874
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Adams County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Adams County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Butler 5836664 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Arendtsville Borough Ordinance 22 no* 1947