Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 9, 1859 Mar 23, 1859 1



Name Relationship Status
Armstrong, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Armstrong County, Pennsylvania 13 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200522832 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4222832 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214848 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1174082 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1130237 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 030363 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Plumcreek, Township of Reduction Mar 23, 1859
View Expansion Plumcreek, Township of Reduction Jun 8, 1867
View Swap Plumcreek, Township of Swap 1952

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Mar 23, 1859

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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance Sep 2, 1952 Sep 2, 1952

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 4, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Elderton Borough 17500449 757 758

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Armstrong County Proposed 1996 Home Rule no 1996–1997