Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jun 7, 1906 Jun 12, 1906 1



Name Relationship Status
Cambria, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cambria County, Pennsylvania 15 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202117136 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4217136 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215014 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1172684 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1130655 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 110453 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Cresson, Township of Reduction Jun 12, 1906
View Expansion Cresson, Township of Reduction 1939

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jun 12, 1906

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 County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 112: Annexing and incorporating within the limit[s of] the Borough of Cresson, Cambria County, Pennsylvan[ia] a certain tract of land situated in the Township [of] Cresson, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, owned by [the] School District of the Borough of Cresson, Cambr[ia] County, Pennsylvania; providing for the filling o[f a] certified copy of this Ordinance, together with a description of the tract annexed, and a plot sho[wing] the courses and distances of the boundries of th[e] Borough before and after such annexation in t[he] Court of Quarter Sessions of Cambria County; [and] providing notice of such filing to be filed in th[e] Office of the Cambria County Commissioners o[f] Cambria County, Pennsylvania Feb 13, 1939 Feb 13, 1939
View Ordinance 1950

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Oct 20, 2015

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Cresson Borough 17500450 206 211

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Cresson Borough Proposed 1896 Creation no 1896–1897
View Annexation Cresson Borough-Cresson Township Proposed 1906 Annexation no 1906–1908
View Dissolution Sankertown Borough-Cresson Borough Proposed 1950 Consolidation no 1950