Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Hanover, Borough of (York) municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 4, 1815 Apr 11, 1815 10

Map

Related

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

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral York County, Pennsylvania 67 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4213332448 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4232448 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215748 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1176470 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182166 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 670693 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Heidelberg, Township of (York) Reduction Apr 11, 1815
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction Apr 19, 1887
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction 1893–1907
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction 1923–1924
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction 1923–1925
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction Nov 4, 1925
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction Apr 3, 1939
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction Jan 26, 1959
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction Mar 8, 1962
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction Mar 8, 1962
View Expansion Penn, Township of (York) Reduction Mar 8, 1962

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Apr 11, 1815
View Borough (Title 8) Apr 29, 1856

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Adams County-York County 1892 Boundary Ascertainment yes Jan 25, 1892
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View General Law Hanover Borough 1927 General Law yes Sep 13, 1927
View County Classification York County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification York County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: To annex a section of land in Heidelberg Township, in the County of York, lying adjacent to the Borough of Hanover, in said County to said Borough Mar 15, 1877
View Ordinance 352: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of land in Penn Township, York County, adjacent to and west of said borough, known as the Midway District, and herein described Feb 15, 1923 Feb 15, 1923
View Ordinance 353: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of land in Penn Township, York County, adjacent to and north of said borough, known as the Clearview District, and herein described Feb 15, 1923 Feb 15, 1923
View Ordinance 354: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of Penn Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and northeast of said borough, known as the New Baltimore District, and herein described Mar 16, 1923 Mar 16, 1923
View Ordinance 376: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of Penn Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and northeast of said borough, known as the New Baltimore District, as herein described Jul 16, 1925 Jul 16, 1925
View Ordinance 553: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of land in Penn Township, York County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south of said Borough, known as a part of Forney Addition, and herein described Mar 15, 1939 Mar 16, 1939
View Ordinance 953: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of Penn Township, York County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and northwest of the Borough of Hanover as herein described Mar 31, 1958 Mar 31, 1958
View Ordinance 1062: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of Penn Township, York County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north of the Borough of Hanover as herein described Nov 23, 1960 Nov 28, 1960
View Ordinance 1064: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of Penn Township, York County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north of the Borough of Hanover as herein described Dec 21, 1960 Dec 22, 1960
View Ordinance 1065: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover a section of Penn Township, York County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and northeast of the Borough of Hanover as herein described Dec 28, 1960 Dec 29, 1960
View Ordinance 1243: Annexing to the Borough of Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania a section of Conewago Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of the Borough of Hanover as herein described Aug 8, 1964 Aug 8, 1964

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
View
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code): "Ten (10) ordinances referenced in Section 150-6 (Annexations) of the codification of ordinances for The Borough of Hanover, namely: 352, dated 02/15/1923; 353, dated 02/15/1923; 354, dated 03/16/1923; 376, dated 07/16/1925; 553, dated 03/15/1939; 953, dated 03/31/1958; 1062, dated 11/23/1960; 1064, dated 12/21/1960; 1065, dated 12/28/1960; & 1243, dated 08/08/1964." Nov 6, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Hanover Borough 17500453 38 50
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hanover 5838573 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Hanover 40037750 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Hanover Borough 1877 Ordinance no 1877
View Annexation Hanover Borough Ordinance 354 no* 1923
View Annexation Hanover Borough Ordinance 1243 no 1964–1967
View Home Rule (County) York County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974