Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 4, 1893 3



Name Relationship Status
Cambria, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cambria County, Pennsylvania 16 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202117144
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216079 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5184516 View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 110485 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Washington, Township of (Cambria) Reduction Dec 4, 1893
View Reduction Cresson, Borough of Creation Jun 12, 1906
View Reduction Sankertown, Borough of Creation Jun 13, 1906
View Reduction Cresson, Borough of Expansion 1939

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 4, 1893
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 County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View Boundary Realignment Blair County-Cambria County 1883 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1883
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Cresson 5837018 1 1

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 Boundary Realignment Cresson Township-Munster Township Proposed 1908 Boundary Realignment unknown 1908