Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 10, 1836 23

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Blair, County of Parent current
Huntingdon, County of Parent former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Blair County, Pennsylvania 11 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201335224
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4235224
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214942 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1177213 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1025781 View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 070333 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Frankstown, Township of Part Aug 10, 1836
View Whole (Within) Blair, Township of Creation Jan 19, 1839
View Whole (Within) Frankstown, Township of Reduction Jan 19, 1839
View Separation Blair, Township of Separation Mar 7, 1840
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Apr 23, 1883
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Mar 21, 1887
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Jun 30, 1894
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Jan 11, 1897
View Expansion? Blair, Township of Reduction? 1873–1904
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Sep 21, 1904
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction May 6, 1907
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Nov 6, 1914
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction May 7, 1923
View Expansion Gaysport, Borough of (defunct) Consolidation Dec 13, 1923
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction May 26, 1948
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Aug 22, 1951
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Jul 3, 1956
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Apr 21, 1959
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Aug 25, 1962
View Expansion Frankstown, Township of Reduction Aug 25, 1962
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Jul 29, 1964
View Expansion Frankstown, Township of Reduction May 27, 1965
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Mar 8, 1966
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Dec 5, 1968
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Dec 5, 1968
View Expansion Allegheny, Township of (Blair) Reduction Jan 13, 1969
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction Jan 13, 1969
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction 1968–1970
View Expansion Blair, Township of Reduction 1969–1970

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (1834 Act) Aug 10, 1836
View Borough (Title 8) Jul 24, 1854

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Gaysport Borough 1841 Creation yes Jun 1, 1841
View Separation Gaysport Borough 1845 Separation yes Feb 19, 1845
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1846 School District Annexation yes* 1846
View New County Blair County 1846 Creation yes Jul 27, 1846
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1852 School District Annexation yes* 1852
View School District Reversion Hollidaysburg Borough-Blair Township 1852 School District Reversion yes* 1852
View Annexation Gaysport Borough Ordinance 7 yes* 1858
View School District Annexation Blair Township-Hollidaysburg Borough 1868 School District Annexation yes* 1868
View School District Reversion Hollidaysburg Borough-Blair Township 1880 School District Reversion yes* 1879–1880
View School District Reversion Hollidaysburg Borough-Blair Township 1881 School District Reversion yes* 1881
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Minute Sep 7, 1896 p. 35
View Minute Oct 5, 1896 p. 37
View Ordinance 55: Providing for the annexation of a portion of Blair Township, lying immediately north east and south of the Borough of Hollidaysburg and adjacent thereto, known as Minersville and East Hollidaysburg District of Blair Township, to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Aug 16, 1904 Aug 23, 1904 p. 143–149
View Ordinance 78: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Hollidaysburg of a section of land lying in Blair Township immediately north of the said Borough and adjacent thereto and bounded by the Northern line of Spruce street the Eastern line of Hedge and Belle streets, the present Borough line on the south, and Jones street on the West May 6, 1907 p. 65–67
View Ordinance 90: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Hollidaysburg of a section of land lying in Blair Township immediately east of the said Borough and adjacent thereto, and bounded by the southern line of Hickory street, the Northern line of Spruce street, the eastern line of Jones street, the present boundary of said Borough Nov 2, 1914 Nov 6, 1914 p. 129–131
View Ordinance 100: Providing for the annexation of portions of Blair Township, lying immediately adjacent to and north of the Borough of Hollidaysburg, to the said Borough Apr 2, 1923 Apr 2, 1923 p. 188–193
View Ordinance 101 Jul 2, 1923 Jul 2, 1923 v. 3, p. 194–203
View Ordinance 180: Annexing certain sections of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Apr 30, 1948 Apr 30, 1948
View Ordinance 213: Annexing certain sections of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Jul 2, 1951 Jul 2, 1951 p. 158–159
View Ordinance 217: Attaching to existing wards territory of Blair Township annexed to the Borough of Hollidaysburg by annexation ordinance approved the second day of July 1951 Mar 3, 1952 Mar 3, 1952
View Ordinance 226 Sep 8, 1952
View Ordinance 236 Mar 2, 1953
View Ordinance 281: Annexing certain sections of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Jun 4, 1956 Jun 4, 1956
View Ordinance 282: Attaching to the First and Sixth Wards the territory annexed by Ordinance No. 281 approved the 4th day of June, 1956 Jun 12, 1956 Jun 12, 1956
View Ordinance 324: Approving the petition for annexation to the Borough of Hollidaysburg of a section of Blair Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the said borough and generally known as Dell Delight Park Dec 1, 1958 Dec 1, 1958
View Ordinance 383: Approving the petition for annexation to the Borough of Hollidaysburg of two sections of Blair Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the said borough and generally known as Dell Delight Park Jul 2, 1962 Jul 2, 1962
View Ordinance 406: Annexing a part of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Jul 6, 1964 Jul 6, 1964
View Ordinance 414: Annexing a part of Frankstown Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Mar 1, 1965 Mar 1, 1965
View Ordinance 420: Annexing a part of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Oct 4, 1965 Oct 4, 1965
View Ordinance 451: Annexing a part of Frankstown Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Mar 20, 1967 Mar 21, 1967
View Ordinance 468: Annexing a part of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Sep 9, 1968 Sep 9, 1968
View Ordinance 469: Annexing a part of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Oct 7, 1968 Oct 7, 1968
View Ordinance 470: Annexing a part of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Oct 7, 1968 Oct 7, 1968
View Ordinance 472: Annexing a part of Blair Township and Allegheny Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Dec 11, 1968 Dec 11, 1968
View Ordinance 473: Annexing a part of Blair Township and Allegheny Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Jan 6, 1969 Jan 6, 1969
View Ordinance 479: Annexing a part of Blair Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg May 5, 1969 May 5, 1969
View Ordinance 482: Annexing a part of Frankstown Township on petition of freeholders to the Borough of Hollidaysburg Oct 6, 1969 Oct 6, 1969
View Ordinance 488: [Annexing land from Frankstown Township] Apr 16, 1970

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Minute Book bk. Gaysport, 1857-02-27–Gaysport, 1858-02-15 (1857–1858)
Minute Book bk. 1896-07-03–1897-08-10 (1896–1897)
Minute Book bk. 1952-09-08–1953-03-02 (1952–1953)
Newspaper bk. Democratic Standard, 1896-09–Democratic Standard, 1896-10-21 (1896)
Newspaper bk. Democratic Standard, 1897-01-13–Democratic Standard, 1897-01-27 (1897)
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Apr 23, 2011
Ordinance Book bk. Gaysport (1841–1900s)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. H, p. 372–H, p. 384 (1836)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Hollidaysburg Borough 17500449 175 189
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Hollidaysburg 34427675 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Blair Township-Allegheny Township 1852 Annexation unknown 1852
View School District Reversion Hollidaysburg Borough-Blair Township Proposed 1879 School District Reversion no* 1879
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 226 and 236 no 1952–1953
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 451 no 1967
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 473 no 1969–1970
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 482 no 1969–1971
View Annexation Hollidaysburg Borough Ordinance 488 no 1970–1973