Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) municipality or lower Township no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 28, 1832 40 Jan 2, 1976

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Mercer, County of Parent most recent

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4208534064
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4234064
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215441 Historic View
View other Wikidata Q1186376 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Pymatuning, Township of Reduction Mar 28, 1832
View Creation Shenango, Township of (Mercer) Reduction Mar 28, 1832
View Part Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Creation (Within) Oct 6, 1841
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Separation Mar 17, 1842
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1854
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1868
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1870
View Expansion Pymatuning, Township of Reduction Apr 18, 1870
View Reduction Wheatland, Borough of Creation Feb 21, 1872
View Reduction Bethel, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Creation May 22, 1872
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1873
View Reduction Sharpsville, Borough of Creation May 21, 1874
View Ascertainment Brookfield, Township of (Trumbull) (OH) Ascertainment 1878–1887
View Ascertainment Hubbard, Township of (OH) Ascertainment 1878–1887
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1887
View Reduction South Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Creation Nov 16, 1901
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1902
View Reduction Sharpsville, Borough of Expansion Mar 16, 1909
View Reduction South Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Oct 9, 1911
View Reduction Farrell, Borough of (defunct) Expansion May 5, 1913
View Reduction Farrell, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Aug 18, 1916
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1917
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Jan 24, 1917
View Reduction Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Expansion May 15, 1917
View Reduction Wheatland, Borough of Expansion Dec 18, 1918
View Reduction Sharpsville, Borough of Expansion Dec 20, 1919
View Reduction Sharpsville, Borough of Expansion Jan 10, 1924
View Reduction Farrell, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Apr 23, 1924
View Reduction Sharpsville, Borough of Expansion 1925
View Reduction Farrell, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Mar 2, 1926
View Reduction Farrell, Borough of (defunct) Expansion May 20, 1926
View Reduction Sharon, City of Expansion Jan 3, 1927
View Reduction Sharon, City of Expansion Jan 3, 1927
View Reduction Sharon, City of Expansion Jan 16, 1928
View Reduction Sharon, City of Expansion Jan 16, 1928
View Reduction Sharon, City of Expansion Jan 5, 1931
View Reduction Sharpsville, Borough of Expansion 1946
View Reduction Farrell, City of Expansion Mar 30, 1949
View Reduction Farrell, City of Expansion Apr 20, 1949
View Reduction Sharon, City of Expansion Jul 20, 1949
View Reduction Sharon, City of Expansion Sep 25, 1950
View Reduction Wheatland, Borough of Expansion Jun 7, 1952
View Reduction Farrell, City of Expansion Sep 24, 1952
View Reduction Sharpsville, Borough of Expansion 1953
View Reduction Farrell, City of Expansion Jan 29, 1955
View Old Name Hermitage, Township of (defunct) New Name Jan 2, 1976
View Reference Jefferson, Township of (Mercer) Reference Mar 14, 1977

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 28, 1832
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 3, 1955
View Township, 1st Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 1, 1976

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Mercer County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 12, 1960: Annexing to said Township a portion of land situate in the southeastern part of South Pymatuning Township, contiguous to Hickory Township Nov 5, 1960
View Ordinance 13, 1972: Authorizing a referendum on the question of establishing a government study commission and authorizing the election of study commission members Aug 9, 1972
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the Township of Hickory] Mar 12, 1974 Jan 1, 1976

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hickory 5837948 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Hickory Township-Pymatuning Township Proposed 1869 New Township no 1869
View New Borough Sharpsville Borough Proposed 1872 Creation no 1872–1873
View Annexation Sharon Borough 1901 Ordinance no* 1901–1902
View Annexation South Sharon Borough Ordinance 100 no 1908–1912
View Annexation Hickory Township-Sharon City Proposed 1925 Annexation no* 1925
View Annexation Sharpsville Borough Ordinance of 14 August 1925 no* 1925
View Annexation Sharon City Ordinance 49-54 no 1954–1955
View Annexation Hickory Township Ordinance 12-60 no 1960–1961
View Home Rule (County) Mercer County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974