Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Oct 19, 1848 0

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 66 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200736776 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215876 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1203869 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1776594 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 040935 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Hopewell, Township of (Beaver) Reduction Oct 19, 1848

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Oct 19, 1848
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 Annexation Washington County-Allegheny County 1789 Annexation yes Sep 17, 1789
View New School District Findlay Township-Hopewell Township-Independence Township-Moon Township 1851 Independent School District yes* 1851
View New School District Hopewell Township-Independence Township-Moon Township-Raccoon Township 1872 Independent School District yes* 1871–1872
View School District Dissolution Hopewell Township-Independence Township-Moon Township-Raccoon Township 1874 Independent School District Dissolution yes* 1874
View New School District Murdocksville Independent School District 1911 Creation yes* 1911
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Beaver County 6th to 5th yes Mar 14, 1921
View County Classification Beaver County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1941
View School District Dissolution Murdocksville Independent School District 1954 Dissolution yes* 1954

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Independence 5836780 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Hanover Township-Independence Township Proposed 1873 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1873
View Boundary Realignment Hanover Township to Independence Township-Raccoon Township Proposed 1873 Boundary Realignment unknown 1873–1875
View Boundary Realignment Greene Township-Independence Township-Raccoon Township to Hanover Township Proposed 1897 Boundary Realignment unknown 1897
View Boundary Realignment Greene Township-Independence Township-Raccoon Township to Hanover Township Proposed 1898 Boundary Realignment unknown 1898
View School District Dissolution Murdocksville Independent School District Proposed 1946 Dissolution no* 1946–1947
View Home Rule (County) Beaver County Proposed 1984 Home Rule no 1984