Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 23, 1783 12

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Fayette, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Fayette County, Pennsylvania 15 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4205128856 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216435 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5551268 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 260455 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Dec 23, 1783
View Reduction Luzerne, Township of Expansion 1820–1821
View Ascertainment Georges, Township of Ascertainment 1845
View Expansion Luzerne, Township of Reduction 1845
View Reduction Luzerne, Township of Expansion 1845
View Reduction Nicholson, Township of (Fayette) Creation Dec 19, 1845
View Swap Luzerne, Township of Swap 1853
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Creation Feb 2, 1876
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Expansion 1904
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Expansion 1919
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Expansion 1926
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Expansion May 25, 1948
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Expansion Jan 2, 1957
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Expansion Jun 17, 1960
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Expansion 1961
View Reduction Masontown, Borough of Expansion May 21, 1963

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 23, 1783
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 Township Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division yes* Apr 6, 1773
View School District Annexation Menallen Township-German Township 1851 School District Annexation yes* 1851
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. German Township 17500450 1787 1787
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. German Township 17500450 1797 1797
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. German Township 17500450 1806 1806
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. German Township 17500450 1804 1804
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. German Township 17500450 1789 1790
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. German Township 17500450 1780 1780
View Cns. Mp. 1940 German 5837472 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Gallatin Township Proposed 1841 Creation no* 1841–1843
View School District Annexation German Township-Masontown Borough Proposed 1877 School District Annexation no* 1877–1878
View New Township Georges Township-German Township Proposed 1889 New Township no* 1889–1892
View Annexation Masontown Borough Ordinance 33 no 1926
View County Classification Fayette County Proposed 2001 4th to 5th no 2001
View County Classification Fayette County Proposed 2020s 4th to 5th no* 2021–2022