Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 10, 1806 May 6, 1806 13

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 16 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200128960 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4228960 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214758 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213625 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q694550 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010453 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction May 6, 1806
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Jul 30, 1842
View Reduction Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Expansion Jul 30, 1842
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Aug 21, 1909
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Jul 6, 1912
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Jun 5, 1925
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Dec 15, 1932
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Nov 6, 1940
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Jul 1, 1946
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Aug 2, 1948
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Jun 1, 1953
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Mar 11, 1957
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Mar 11, 1959
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction Jun 7, 1960
View Expansion Cumberland, Township of (Adams) Reduction May 20, 1970

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) May 6, 1806
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 21, 1853

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Charter Revival Gettysburg Borough 1822 Charter Revival yes Jan 29, 1822
View School District Annexation Cumberland Township-Gettysburg Borough 1892 School District Annexation yes* 1892
View School District Annexation Cumberland Township-Gettysburg Borough 1898 School District Annexation yes* 1897–1898
View School District Annexation Straban Township-Gettysburg Borough 1908 School District Annexation yes* 1907–1908
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

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: annexing lots of a section of land lying adjacent to the northern boundary of the Borough of Gettysburg Jun 4, 1909 Jun 4, 1909
View Ordinance: Annexing lots of a section of land lying adjacent to the western boundary of the Borough of Gettysburg Mar 18, 1912 Jul 6, 1912
View Ordinance: Annexing certain adjacent land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Penna., to the Borough of Gettysburg, upon the petition of all the free holders of the territory proposed to be annexed Jun 5, 1925 Jun 5, 1925
View Ordinance: Annexing certain adjacent land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Penna., to the Borough of Gettysburg, upon the petition of all free holders of the territory proposed to be annexed Nov 5, 1931 Nov 8, 1931
View Ordinance: annexing certain adjacent land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Penna., to the Borough of Gettysburg, upon the petition of a majority of the free holders of the territory proposed to be annexed Jul 2, 1934 Jul 2, 1934
View Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the northern boundary of the Borough of Gettysburg upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Oct 7, 1940 Oct 7, 1940
View Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the southern boundary of the Borough of Gettysburg, upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Jul 1, 1946 Jul 1, 1946
View Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the northern boundary of the Borough of Gettysburg, upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Aug 2, 1948 Aug 2, 1948
View Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Gettysburg, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Jun 1, 1953 Jun 1, 1953
View Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Gettysburg, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Feb 4, 1957 Feb 4, 1957
View Ordinance: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Gettysburg, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Sep 8, 1959 Sep 8, 1959
View Ordinance 828, 1970: Annexing certain land in Cumberland Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township of the second class to the Borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Apr 13, 1970 Apr 13, 1970
View Ordinance 831, 1970 Apr 13, 1970 Apr 13, 1970
View Ordinance 833, 1970 Nov 9, 1970 Nov 9, 1970

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Mar 28, 2019
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jul 14, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Gettysburg Borough 17500449 1657 1674
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Gettysburg 32199629 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Gettysburg Borough 1934 Ordinance no 1934
View Annexation Gettysburg Borough Ordinance 831-70 no* 1970