Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 17, 1851 1



Name Relationship Status
Mercer, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Mercer County, Pennsylvania 17 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4208543104 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216808 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q604247 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 430665 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Wolf Creek, Township of Reduction Feb 17, 1851
View Expansion Pine, Township of (Mercer) Reduction Apr 9, 1852
View Ascertainment Springfield, Township of (Mercer) Ascertainment 1851–1853
View Ascertainment Plain Grove, Township of Ascertainment Jun 21, 1897

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 17, 1851
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Mercer County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Liberty 5837953 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Mercer County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974