Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Indiana, County of county County (Class: 6) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 30, 1803 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Armagh, Borough of Child current
Armstrong, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Banks, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Black Lick, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Blacklick, Township of (Indiana, alternate) Child variant
Blairsville, Borough of Child current
Brush Valley, Township of Child current
Buffington, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Burrell, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Canoe, Township of Child current
Cap, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Center, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Cherry Hill, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Cherry Tree, Borough of Child current
Cherryhill, Township of Child current
Cherrytree, Borough of (alternate) Child variant
Clymer, Borough of Child current
Conemaugh, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Covode, Borough of (Indiana, proposed) Child proposed
Creekside, Borough of Child current
East Mahoning, Township of Child current
East Wheatfield, Township of Child current
Ernest, Borough of Child current
Glen Campbell, Borough of Child current
Grant, Township of Child current
Green, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Greene, Township of (Indiana, alternate) Child variant
Greenville, Borough of (Indiana, proposed) Child proposed
Homer City, Borough of Child current
Indiana, Borough of Child current
Jacksonville, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Mahoning, Township of (Indiana, defunct) Child most recent
Marion Center, Borough of Child current
Marion, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Mechanicsburg, Borough of (Indiana, defunct) Child most recent
Montgomery, Township of (Indiana) Child current
North Mahoning, Township of Child current
Perry, Township of (Jefferson) Child former
Pine Creek, Township of (Jefferson) Child former
Pine, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Plumville, Borough of Child current
Rayne, Township of Child current
Ridgway, Township of Child former
Rose, Township of Child former
Saltsburg Extension, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Saltsburg, Borough of Child current
Shelocta, Borough of Child current
Smicksburg, Borough of Child current
South Mahoning, Township of Child current
Taylorsville, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Two Lick, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Washington, Township of (Indiana) Child current
West Indiana, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
West Mahoning, Township of Child current
West Wheatfield, Township of Child current
Wheatfield, Township of (Indiana, defunct) Child most recent
White, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Young, Township of (Indiana) Child current
Young, Township of (Jefferson) Child former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42063 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213673 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q494146 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 32 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Lycoming, County of Reduction Mar 30, 1803
View Creation (Within) Westmoreland, County of Expansion Mar 30, 1803
View Creation (Within) Westmoreland, County of Part Mar 30, 1803
View Expansion Jefferson, County of Whole (Within) Nov 3, 1806
View Expansion Westmoreland, County of Reduction Nov 3, 1806
View Separation Westmoreland, County of Reduction Nov 3, 1806
View Reduction Jefferson, County of Separation Oct 1, 1830
View Swap Cambria, County of Swap Apr 14, 1840
View Ascertainment Cambria, County of Ascertainment 1849–1850
View Ascertainment Clearfield, County of Ascertainment 1849–1850
View Expansion Cambria, County of Reduction Apr 30, 1855
View Expansion Clearfield, County of Reduction Apr 30, 1855
View Reduction Cambria, County of Expansion 1977–1980

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County (Unorganized) Mar 30, 1803
View County Nov 3, 1806
View County, 6th Class Jul 10, 1919

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 Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View New Township Chinclelcamousche Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View New Township Black Lick Township-Center Township-Conemaugh Township-Washington Township 1807 Creation yes+ 1807
View New Township Mahoning Township 1807 Creation yes+ 1807
View Boundary Realignment Somerset County-Westmoreland County 1810 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1798–1810
View New Township Green Township 1816 Creation yes* 1816
View New Borough Indiana Borough 1816 Creation yes Mar 11, 1816
View New Township Perry Township 1818 Creation yes* 1818
View Separation (County) Jefferson County 1824 Partial Separation yes+ Jan 21, 1824
View New Borough Blairsville Borough 1825 Creation yes May 2, 1825
View New Township Ridgway Township 1826 Creation yes* 1826
View New Township Young Township 1826 Creation yes* 1826
View New Township Rose Township 1827 Creation yes* 1827
View Annexation Indiana Borough 1827 Annexation yes Apr 16, 1827
View New Township Young Township 1830 Creation yes* 1830
View New Township Montgomery Township 1834 Creation yes* 1834
View New Borough Armagh Borough 1834 Creation yes Apr 9, 1834
View New Township Brush Valley Township 1835 Creation yes* 1835
View Separation Indiana Borough 1835 Separation yes Apr 10, 1835
View New Borough Saltsburg Borough 1838 Creation yes May 4, 1838
View New Township White Township 1843 Creation yes* 1843
View School District Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough 1844 School District Annexation yes Apr 22, 1844
View New Township Rayne Township 1845 Creation yes* 1845
View Annexation Center Township-Brush Valley Township 1846 Annexation yes* 1846
View Annexation Center Township-Green Township 1846 Annexation yes* 1846
View New Township East Mahoning Township-North Mahoning Township-South Mahoning Township-West Mahoning Township 1846 Creation yes* Feb 6, 1846
View Annexation Rayne Township-White Township 1846 Annexation yes Apr 21, 1846
View New Township Canoe Township 1847 Creation yes* 1847
View Annexation Montgomery Township-North Mahoning Township 1847 Annexation yes Mar 16, 1847
View School District Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough 1848 School District Annexation yes Apr 10, 1848
View School District Annexation Center Township-White Township 1849 School District Annexation yes* 1849
View Annexation Black Lick Township-Blairsville Borough 1849 Annexation yes Apr 9, 1849
View New School District Clarksburg School District 1850 Creation yes* 1850
View New Township Pine Township 1850 Creation yes* 1850
View Annexation Conemaugh Township-Saltsburg Borough 1850 Annexation yes Mar 4, 1850
View Annexation Armstong Township-Center Township 1850 Annexation yes May 10, 1850
View School District Annexation Washington Township-Armstrong Township 1851 School District Annexation yes* 1851
View Annexation Rayne Township-White Township 1851 Annexation yes Mar 11, 1851
View New Borough Shelocta Borough 1851 Creation yes Apr 15, 1851
View General Law Indiana Borough 1851 General Law yes Jun 28, 1851
View School District Annexation Wheatfield Township-Armagh Borough 1852 School District Annexation yes* 1852
View Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough 1852 Annexation yes Apr 27, 1852
View General Law Saltsburg Borough 1852 General Law yes Jun 28, 1852
View New Borough Jacksonville Borough 1852 Creation yes* Sep 28, 1852
View New Township Burrell Township 1853 Creation yes* 1853
View New Township Cherryhill Township 1854 Creation yes* 1854
View Plat Recording Indiana Borough 1854 Plat Recording yes* 1854
View New Borough Smicksburg Borough 1854 Creation yes Jun 28, 1854
View Annexation Armstrong Township-Shelocta Borough 1857 Annexation yes+ 1857
View New Borough Mechanicsburg Borough 1857 Creation yes* Jan 2, 1857
View Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough 1858 Annexation yes Mar 9, 1858
View New Borough Taylorsville Borough 1858 Creation yes* Jun 24, 1858
View New Township East Wheatfield Township-West Wheatfield Township 1860 Creation yes* Apr 6, 1860
View School District Annexation Armstrong Township-Shelocta Borough 1861 School District Annexation yes* 1861
View School District Reversion Shelocta Borough-Armstrong Township 1862 School District Reversion yes* 1862
View Annexation Brush Valley Township-Mechanicsburg Borough 1862 Annexation yes Mar 8, 1862
View Annexation Rayne Township-White Township 1862 Annexation yes Apr 7, 1862
View New Township Grant Township 1865 Creation yes* Dec 26, 1865
View Annexation South Mahoning Township-East Mahoning Township 1867 Annexation yes Apr 13, 1867
View Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough 1867 Annexation yes May 22, 1867
View New Township Buffington Township 1867 Creation yes* Jun 27, 1867
View Boundary Realignment Black Lick Township-Conemaugh Township 1868 Boundary Realignment yes* 1868
View Annexation Indiana Borough-White Township 1868 Annexation yes* 1868
View New Township Banks Township 1868 Creation yes* Jun 27, 1868
View School District Annexation Brush Valley Township-Mechanicsburg Borough 1869 School District Annexation yes* 1869
View New Borough Marion Borough 1869 Creation yes Jun 23, 1869
View School District Annexation Canoe Township-Grant Township-Montgomery Township to Banks Township 1870 School District Annexation yes* 1870
View Annexation Brush Valley Township-Mechanicsburg Borough 1870 Annexation yes May 9, 1870
View New Borough West Indiana Borough 1870 Creation yes Oct 15, 1870
View School District Annexation Burrell Township-Blairsville Borough 1871 School District Annexation yes* 1871
View Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough 1871 Annexation (1) yes Feb 17, 1871
View Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough 1871 Annexation (2) yes May 25, 1871
View New Borough Homer City Borough 1872 Creation yes* Sep 26, 1872
View School District Annexation East Mahoning Township-Marion Borough 1873 School District Annexation yes* 1873
View Annexation Indiana Borough-West Indiana Borough 1873 Annexation yes* 1873
View School District Reversion Mechanicsburg Borough-Brush Valley Township 1873 School District Reversion yes* 1873
View Dissolution Taylorsville Borough-Green Township 1873 Merger yes* Apr 15, 1874
View Annexation Saltsburg Borough 1874 Ordinance yes* 1874–1875
View Boundary Realignment Canoe Township-Grant Township 1877 Boundary Realignment yes* 1876–1877
View Boundary Realignment Rayne Township-Washington Township 1877 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1877
View School District Reversion East Mahoning Township-Marion Borough 1880 School District Reversion yes* 1878–1880
View School District Annexation East Mahoning Township-Grant Township 1884 School District Annexation yes* 1883–1884
View School District Reversion East Mahoning Township-Marion Borough 1885 School District Reversion yes* 1884–1885
View Annexation White Township-Rayne Township 1887 Annexation yes May 18, 1887
View Annexation Burrell Township-Blairsville Borough 1891 Annexation yes* Jan 30, 1891
View General Law Armagh Borough 1891 General Law yes Mar 9, 1891
View Plat Recording Blairsville Borough 1892 Plat Recording yes* 1892
View Annexation Indiana Borough 1892 Ordinance yes* 1892
View Annexation West Indiana Borough 1892 Ordinance yes* 1892
View New Name Marion Center Borough 1892 Creation yes* Mar 7, 1892
View General Law Blairsville Borough 1892 Partial General Law yes Mar 8, 1892
View Annexation Indiana Borough 1893 Ordinance yes* 1893
View Annexation West Indiana Borough-Indiana Borough 1894 Annexation yes* 1894
View Annexation Center Township-Homer City Borough 1894 Annexation yes* Jan 4, 1894
View New Borough Glen Campbell Borough 1894 Creation yes* Sep 27, 1894
View Dissolution West Indiana Borough-Indiana Borough 1895 Consolidation yes Aug 14, 1895
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View General Law Pennsylvania 1903 Consolidated Borough General Law yes* Feb 26, 1903
View Annexation Homer City Borough Ordinance 37 yes Sep 6, 1904
View School District Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough 1905 School District Annexation yes* 1905
View New Borough Creekside Borough 1905 Creation yes Jun 12, 1905
View Boundary Realignment Green Township-Pine Township 1908 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1908
View New Borough Clymer Borough 1908 Creation yes Mar 2, 1908
View New Borough Plumville Borough 1909 Creation yes Dec 17, 1909
View Annexation Clymer Borough Ordinance 45 yes Apr 29, 1915
View General Law Indiana Borough 1916 General Law yes May 2, 1916
View Annexation Clymer Borough Ordinance 46 yes* Apr 6, 1917
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong Township-Center Township 1919 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1918–1919
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong Township-Young Township 1919 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1918–1919
View Dissolution Mechanicsburg Borough-Brush Valley Township 1919 Merger yes* Sep 20, 1919
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong Township-Washington Township 1922 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1922
View Annexation Indiana Borough Ordinance 350 yes* 1922
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 111 yes* Dec 12, 1927
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 114 yes* Dec 12, 1927
View Annexation White Township-Indiana Borough Reconstructed 1895-1930 Annexation yes? 1895–1930
View Annexation Homer City Borough Ordinance 96 yes* Nov 16, 1940
View Annexation Homer City Borough Ordinance 110 yes* Jan 7, 1946
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 214 yes* Nov 6, 1946
View Annexation Homer City Borough Ordinance 124 yes* Jun 21, 1948
View Annexation Homer City Borough Ordinance 132 yes* Dec 20, 1948
View Annexation Homer City Borough Ordinance 135 yes* Nov 9, 1949
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 250 yes* Mar 13, 1951
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 256 yes* Mar 13, 1951
View Annexation Homer City Borough Ordinance 153 yes* Aug 25, 1952
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 258 yes Aug 19, 1953
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 267 yes Aug 19, 1953
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 277 yes Feb 26, 1955
View Annexation Blairsville Borough Ordinance 296 yes Nov 7, 1956
View Annexation Indiana Borough Ordinance 669 yes* 1958–1959
View Annexation Indiana Borough Ordinance 704 yes May 17, 1961
View New Borough Ernest Borough 1980 Creation yes Jan 7, 1980
View Dissolution Jacksonville Borough-Black Lick Township 1993 Merger yes Jan 1, 1993
View Home Rule Grant Township 2015 Home Rule yes Nov 21, 2015

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Election: [For or against the consolidation of the Borough of Indiana and the Borough of West Indiana into one borough by the name, style, and title of the Borough of Indiana] Aug 3, 1895
View Election: "Shall the Borough of Jacksonville merge and become part of the Township of Black Lick, a township of the second class, which shall continue as the Township of Black Lick, a township of the second class, and have township officers and supervisors as provided in the township code? The merger shall occur if and only if, it is approved by a majority vote in Jacksonville Borough and a majority vote in Black Lick Township. If approved, the merger shall be effective on January 1, 1993. At such time, Jacksonville Borough shall becone a part of Black Lick Township and shall thereafter be known as the village of Jacksonville. Black Lick Township shall continue to operate under its current form of government." Nov 3, 1992
View Charter Commission Election: "Shall a government study commission of seven members be elected to study the existing form of government of the municipality, to consider the advisability of the adoption of a home rule charter; and if advisable, to draft and to recommend a home rule charter?" May 19, 2015 Certified Jun 3, 2015
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report dated August 25, 2015, of the Grant Township Government Study Commission, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by Grant Township?" Nov 3, 2015 Certified Nov 21, 2015

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Charter Index bk. A–I (1865–1998)
Criminal Docket bk. 47–50 (1970–1976)
Deed Grantee Index bk. Corporation (form–1928)
Deed Grantor Index bk. Corporation (form–1928)
Law Library Visit
Miscellaneous Docket (Q.Sess.) bk. 1–2 (1976–2000s)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 3–29 (1841–1932)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 30–46 (1933–1970)
Road Docket bk. 11 (1969–1977)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Indiana County 17500451 184 207
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Indiana County 17500451 267 267
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Indiana County 5837621 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Indiana County 36433035 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Wheatfield Township Proposed 1807 Division unknown 1807
View New Township Jefferson County Proposed 1810 New Township unknown 1810
View New Township Jefferson County Proposed 1813 New Township unknown 1813
View New Township Wheatfield Township Proposed 1813 Division unknown 1813
View New Township Jefferson County Proposed 1814 New Township unknown 1814
View New Township Jefferson County Proposed 1817 New Township unknown 1817
View Annexation Center Township-Wheatfield Township to Brush Valley Township Proposed 1836 Annexation unknown 1836
View Boundary Realignment Brush Valley Township-Center Township Proposed 1839 Boundary Realignment unknown 1839–1840
View New Township Two Lick Township Proposed 1840 Creation unknown 1840
View New Township Mahoning Township Proposed 1841 Division unknown 1841
View New Township Black Lick Township Proposed 1842 Division unknown 1842
View Plat Recording Saltsburg Borough Proposed 1842 Plat Recording unknown 1842
View Annexation Centre Township-Green Township Proposed 1845 Annexation unknown 1845
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong Township-Young Township Proposed 1847 Boundary Realignment unknown 1847
View New Township Cap Township Proposed 1844 Creation unknown 1844–1848
View New Township Green Township-Washington Township Proposed 1848 New Township unknown 1848
View New School District Black Lick Township-Conemaugh Township Proposed 1857 Independent School District unknown 1857
View Boundary Realignment Black Lick Township-Conemaugh Township Proposed 1857 Boundary Realignment unknown 1857–1859
View New School District Washington Township Proposed 1860 Independent School District unknown 1860
View New Borough West Indiana Borough Proposed 1860 Creation no 1860
View School District Annexation Green Township-Pine Township Proposed 1864 School District Boundary Realignment unknown 1864
View School District Annexation Burrell Township-Blairsville Borough Proposed 1868 School District Annexation unknown 1868
View New Borough Marion Borough Proposed 1868 Creation no 1868
View Boundary Realignment Brush Valley Township-Buffington Township Proposed 1869 Boundary Realignment unknown 1869
View Boundary Realignment Buffington Township-Green Township to Pine Township Proposed 1869 Boundary Realignment unknown 1869
View New Borough Homer City Borough Proposed 1868 Creation no 1868–1869
View New Township Cherryhill Township-Green Township-Rayne Township Proposed 1869 New Township no* 1869–1870
View New Borough Homer City Borough Proposed 1870 Creation no* 1870
View School District Annexation Armstrong Township-White Township Proposed 1871 School District Annexation no* 1871
View New Borough Homer City Borough Proposed 1871 Creation no* 1871
View School District Annexation Pine Township-Green Township Proposed 1871 School District Annexation unknown 1871
View General Law Blairsville Borough Proposed 1872 Partial General Law no* 1872
View School District Annexation East Mahoning Township-Marion Borough Proposed 1871 School District Annexation unknown 1871–1872
View New Borough Greenville Borough Proposed 1872 Creation no* 1872
View Boundary Realignment Green Township-Pine Township Proposed 1872 Boundary Realignment no* 1872–1873
View School District Annexation Brush Valley Township-Mechanicsburg Borough Proposed 1873 School District Annexation no* 1873–1874
View New Borough Covode Borough Proposed 1874 Creation no* 1874
View New School District Cherryhill Township Proposed 1875 Independent School District no* 1875–1876
View Boundary Realignment Washington Township-White Township Proposed 1874 Boundary Realignment no* 1874–1876
View School District Annexation Brush Valley Township-Mechanicsburg Borough Proposed 1875 School District Annexation unknown 1875–1877
View New School District Canoe Township-East Mahoning Township-Grant Township Proposed 1877 Independent School District no* 1877
View Boundary Realignment East Mahoning Township-North Mahoning Township-South Mahoning Township-West Mahoning Township Proposed 1877 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1877
View New Borough Plumville Borough Proposed 1877 Creation no* 1877
View School District Annexation West Wheatfield Township-East Wheatfield Township Proposed 1877 School District Annexation unknown 1877
View Boundary Realignment Banks Township-Montgomery Township Proposed 1879 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1879
View School District Annexation Armstrong Township Proposed 1882 School District Annexation no* 1882–1883
View School District Annexation Young Township-Armstrong Township Proposed 1883 School District Annexation no* 1883–1884
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong County-Indiana County Proposed 1885 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1885
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong Township-Washington Township-White Township Proposed 1886 Boundary Realignment no* 1886
View School District Reversion Banks Township to Canoe Township-Grant Township-Montgomery Township Proposed 1888 School District Reversion no* 1888–1889
View Annexation Burrell Township-Blairsville Borough Proposed 1889 Annexation no 1889
View New School District Center Township-White Township Proposed 1891 Independent School District unknown 1891
View Boundary Realignment Cambria County-Indiana County Proposed 1893 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1893
View School District Annexation Rayne Township-Green Township Proposed 1898 School District Annexation unknown 1898
View New Borough Saltsburg Extension Borough Proposed 1898 Creation no 1898–1900
View New Borough Plumville Borough Proposed 1906 Creation no 1906
View New School District Pine Township Proposed 1907 Independent School District unknown 1907–1908
View Dissolution Ernest Borough-Rayne Township Proposed 1980 Merger no 1980
View Annexation Cherryhill Township-Clymer Borough Proposed 2001 Annexation no* 2001