Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 10, 1833 May 3, 1833 5

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Armstrong, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Armstrong County, Pennsylvania 17 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200527784 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4227784 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214851 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213968 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1130451 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 030453 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Buffalo, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Reduction May 3, 1833
View Expansion Allegheny, Township of (Westmoreland) Reduction Mar 19, 1840
View Expansion South Buffalo, Township of Reduction Mar 24, 1851
View Expansion South Buffalo, Township of Reduction Apr 28, 1964
View Expansion South Buffalo, Township of Reduction Nov 2, 1965
View Expansion South Buffalo, Township of Reduction May 16, 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) May 3, 1833
View Borough (Title 8) Sep 6, 1878

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 175: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Freeport a section of South Buffalo Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough of Freeport and hereinafter fully described and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Armstrong County Nov 14, 1962 Nov 14, 1962
View Ordinance 185: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Freeport a section of South Buffalo Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough of Freeport and hereinafter fully described and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Armstrong County Aug 12, 1964 Aug 12, 1964
View Ordinance 192: Approving the petition for annexation to the Borough of Freeport a section of South Buffalo Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough of Freeport and hereinafter fully described and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Armstrong County Jan 19, 1966 Jan 19, 1966

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 4, 2013
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Sep 5, 2016

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Freeport Borough 17500449 736 742

Other Event Links

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