Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 23, 1864 Feb 23, 1864 11

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 27 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200143944 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4243944 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214759 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213982 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182548 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010663 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Germany, Township of Reduction Feb 23, 1864
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction 1900–1901
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction 1928
View Expansion Union, Township of (Adams) Reduction 1928
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction 1935
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction 1936
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction 1941
View Expansion Union, Township of (Adams) Reduction 1941
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction 1958
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction Jul 2, 1960
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction Jan 5, 1968
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction Nov 6, 1968
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction Nov 20, 1969
View Expansion Germany, Township of Reduction Feb 6, 1970
View Expansion Union, Township of (Adams) Reduction Feb 6, 1970

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Feb 23, 1864

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Germany Township-Littlestown Borough 1865 School District Annexation yes 1865
View School District Annexation Germany Township-Littlestown Borough 1867 School District Annexation yes* 1867
View School District Reversion Littlestown Borough-Germany Township 1869 School District Reversion yes 1869
View School District Annexation Germany Township-Littlestown Borough 1875 School District Annexation yes* 1875
View School District Annexation Germany Township-Littlestown Borough 1880 School District Annexation yes* 1879–1880
View School District Annexation Germany Township-Littlestown Borough 1883 School District Annexation yes* 1882–1883
View School District Reversion Littlestown Borough-Germany Township 1883 School District Reversion yes* 1883
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Adams County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Adams County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 2012

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: [Charter] 1864 p. 25–33
View Ordinance: Admitting to said Borough a portion of the Township of Germany Mar 6, 1900 p. 125–129
View Ordinance 5: Annexing certain adjacent land in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, to the Borough of Littlestown, upon the petition of all the free holders of the territory proposed to be annexed Apr 23, 1928 Apr 24, 1928 p. 13
View Ordinance 46: Annexation certain adjacent lands in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, to the Borough of Littlestown upon the petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Jan 7, 1935 Jan 8, 1935 p. 77–78
View Ordinance 52: Annexing certain adjacent land situated in Germany Township, a township of the second class in Adams County, Pennsylvania, to the Borough of Littlestown upon the petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed. Mar 10, 1936 Mar 10, 1936 p. 85–86
View Ordinance 87: Annexing certain land in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the northern boundary of the Borough of Littlestown upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Apr 22, 1941 Apr 22, 1941 p. 155–156
View Ordinance 171: Annexing certain land in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Littlestown, upon petition of a majority in number of all the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Sep 23, 1958 Sep 23, 1958 p. 317–318
View Ordinance 177: Annexing certain adjacent land in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, upon petition of a majority in number of all freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Apr 26, 1960 Apr 26, 1960 p. 323–324
View Ordinance 221: Annexing certain land in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Littlestown, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Apr 26, 1966 Apr 26, 1966 p. 388–389
View Ordinance 230: Annexing certain land in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Littlestown, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Oct 26, 1968 Oct 26, 1968 p. 401–402
View Ordinance 242: Annexing certain land in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, a township of the second class, to the Borough of Littlestown, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Nov 12, 1969 Nov 20, 1969 p. 415–417
View Ordinance 245: Annexing certain land in Germany Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, and Union Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, townships of the second class, to the Borough of Littlestown, upon petition of a majority in number of all of the freeholders of the territory to be annexed Feb 6, 1970 Feb 9, 1970 p. 420–421

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 5, 2013
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Mar 28, 2019

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Littlestown Borough 17500449 1649 1656