Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Butler, Township of (Butler) municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 1804 19

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
South Butler, Township of (alternate) Variant variant
Butler, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Butler County, Pennsylvania 050 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201910472 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216044 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5002655 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 100214 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Nov 1804
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Creation Mar 14, 1817
View Reduction North Butler, Township of (defunct) Creation 1842
View Expansion North Butler, Township of (defunct) Dissolution Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Connoquenessing, Township of Creation Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Forward, Township of (Butler) Creation Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Jefferson, Township of (Butler) Creation Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Penn, Township of (Butler) Creation Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Summit, Township of (Butler) Creation Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Apr 2, 1869
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Mar 28, 1870
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Jun 2, 1873
View Swap Summit, Township of (Butler) Swap 1880–1882
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Aug 15, 1898
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Jul 23, 1906
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Nov 6, 1906
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Feb 15, 1908
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Dec 12, 1911
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Mar 15, 1912
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Mar 15, 1912
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1913–1915
View Reduction Butler, Borough of (defunct) Expansion May 31, 1917
View Reduction Butler, City of Expansion 1925–1926
View Reduction Butler, City of Expansion Jul 2, 1958
View Reduction Butler, City of Expansion Jul 2, 1958
View Expansion Connoquenessing, Township of Reduction 1977–1985

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 1804
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 2, 1922

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 School District Annexation Butler Township-Butler Borough 1868 School District Annexation yes* 1868
View School District Annexation Butler Township-Butler Borough 1876 School District Annexation yes* 1875–1876
View School District Annexation Butler Township-Butler Borough 1878 School District Annexation yes* 1878
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

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: [Annexing 3 tracts from Penn Township to Butler Township] Jun 28, 1971

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Butler Township 17500450 169 170

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Center Township-Butler Township Proposed 1840 Annexation no* 1840–1841
View New Township Butler Township-Cranberry Township-East Connoquenessing Township-Middlesex Township Proposed 1848 New Township unknown 1848
View New Township Butler Township-Cranberry Township-East Connoquenessing Township-Middlesex Township Proposed 1849 New Township unknown 1849
View New School District Butler Township-Center Township-Connoquenessing Township-Franklin Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District unknown 1856
View Boundary Realignment Butler Township-Summit Township Proposed 1865 Boundary Realignment unknown 1865
View New School District Butler Township-Connoquenessing Township-Franklin Township Proposed 1874 Independent School District no* 1874
View School District Annexation Butler Township-Butler Borough Proposed 1878 School District Annexation unknown 1878
View New School District Butler Township-Center Township-Oakland Township-Summit Township Proposed 1884 Independent School District no 1884–1885
View School District Reversion Butler Borough-Butler Township Proposed 1886 School District Reversion unknown 1886–1887
View School District Reversion Butler Borough-Butler Township Proposed 1887 School District Reversion no* 1887
View School District Reversion Butler Borough-Butler Township Proposed 1889 School District Reversion no 1889
View School District Annexation Butler Township-Butler Borough Proposed 1894 School District Annexation (1) no 1894
View School District Annexation Butler Township-Butler Borough Proposed 1894 School District Annexation (2) no 1894
View School District Annexation Butler Township-Butler Borough Proposed 1907 School District Annexation no* 1907
View Annexation Butler Township 1971 Ordinance no 1971
View Boundary Realignment Butler Township-Center Township 1960s Boundary Ascertainment no* 1969–1972