Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Canton, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 10, 1864 May 10, 1864 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 14 Lead
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 15 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201511160 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4211160 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214951 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1171181 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1130648 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 080273 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Canton, Township of (Bradford) Reduction May 10, 1864
View Expansion Canton, Township of (Bradford) Reduction 1912
View Expansion Canton, Township of (Bradford) Reduction 1912
View Expansion Canton, Township of (Bradford) Reduction 1916–1919
View Expansion Canton, Township of (Bradford) Reduction Jan 1, 2009

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) May 10, 1864

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View School District Annexation Canton Township-Canton Borough 1877 School District Annexation yes* 1876–1877
View School District Annexation Canton Township-Canton Borough 1893 School District Annexation yes* 1893
View School District Annexation Canton Township-Canton Borough 1898 School District Annexation yes* 1897–1898
View School District Annexation Canton Township-Canton Borough 1901 School District Annexation yes* 1900–1901
View School District Annexation Canton Township-Canton Borough 1902 School District Annexation yes* 1902
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bradford County 6th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1931
View County Classification Bradford County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1941

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 17: Changing the limits of Canton Borough by admitting a section of territory lying adjacent to and along the north and east boundary lines of said Borough Jun 18, 1896 Jun 19, 1896 p. 28–29
View Ordinance 68: Extending the limits of Canton Borough, Pennsylvania on the east thereof, and admitting to said borough the territory lying within said extended limits Jan 3, 1912 Jan 13, 1912 p. 92
View Ordinance 71: Extending the limits of Canton Boro, Pennsylvania on the north thereof and admitting to said boro the territory lying within said extended limits Oct 2, 1912 Oct 5, 1912
View Ordinance 86: Annexing land on the north of and adjacent to the Borough of Canton on petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory annexed Aug 4, 1916 Aug 5, 1916

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Elections) May 20, 2012
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Nov 28, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Canton Borough 17500449 120 123

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Canton Borough Proposed 1856 Creation no 1856
View New Borough Canton Borough Proposed 1861 Creation no* 1861
View School District Annexation Canton Township-Canton Borough Proposed 1886 School District Annexation unknown 1886
View Annexation Canton Borough Ordinance 17 no* 1896–1897
View School District Annexation Canton Township-Canton Borough Proposed 1898 School District Annexation unknown 1898
View School District Annexation Canton Township-Canton Borough Proposed 1910 School District Annexation unknown 1910