Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Oct 1785 6



Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current
York, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 12 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200127320 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215780 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1751200 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010365 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Oct 1785
View Expansion Greene, Township of (Franklin) Reduction Apr 16, 1838
View Reduction Greene, Township of (Franklin) Expansion Feb 9, 1839
View Reduction Butler, Township of (Adams) Creation Aug 1849
View Expansion Menallen, Township of (Adams) Reduction 1856–1858
View Reduction Arendtsville, Borough of Creation Aug 24, 1896
View Reduction Arendtsville, Borough of Expansion 1959

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Oct 1785
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Adams County 1800 Creation yes* Jan 22, 1800
View School District Annexation Franklin Township-Menallen Township 1875 School District Annexation yes* 1875
View New School District Arendtsville Independent School District 1883 Creation yes* 1881–1883
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Adams County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Adams County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Franklin 5836667 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Dissolution Arendtsville Independent School District Proposed 1885 Dissolution no* 1885