Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 22, 1848 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Armstrong, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Armstrong County, Pennsylvania 10 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200516728 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215843 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1773682 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 030275 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Plumcreek, Township of Reduction Dec 22, 1848
View Creation Wayne, Township of (Armstrong) Reduction Dec 22, 1848
View Reduction Atwood, Borough of Creation Jun 15, 1885
View Reduction Rural Valley, Borough of Creation Dec 12, 1900

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 22, 1848
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View New Township Bedford County 1771 Township Division yes+ Apr 16, 1771
View New Township Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division yes* Apr 6, 1773
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Cowanshannock Township 17500449 685 685
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Cowanshannock Township 17500449 687 687
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Cowanshannock Township 17500449 689 689
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Cowanshannock 5836734 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Cowanshannock Township Proposed 1841 Creation no* 1841
View New Township Cowanshannock Township Proposed 1842 Creation no* 1842
View New Township Cowanshannock Township-Plumcreek Township Proposed 1884 New Township no 1884
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong County-Indiana County Proposed 1885 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1885
View New Township Cowanshannock Township Proposed 1901 Division no 1901
View Home Rule (County) Armstrong County Proposed 1996 Home Rule no 1996–1997