Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 21, 1845 Apr 1, 1845 1



Name Relationship Status
Dauphin, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Dauphin County, Pennsylvania 23 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204318272 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4218272 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215158 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1198208 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1130755 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 220093 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Middle Paxton, Township of Reduction Apr 1, 1845
View Expansion? Middle Paxton, Township of Reduction? 1875–1913

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Apr 1, 1845
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 12, 1914

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Lancaster County 1729 Township Division yes+ Aug 5, 1729
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Dauphin County 5th to 4th yes Mar 14, 1921
View County Classification Dauphin County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1982

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 1, 1972 Feb 21, 1972 Feb 21, 1972

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jun 29, 2021
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jul 20, 2014

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Dauphin Borough 17500450 1192 1193

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Dauphin Borough Ordinance 72-1 no 1972–1975
View Home Rule (County) Dauphin County Proposed 1980 Home Rule no* 1980