Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1750 3



Name Relationship Status
Cumberland, County of Parent former
Franklin, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Franklin County, Pennsylvania 13 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4205545496 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216465 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1180081 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q9041826 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 280275 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1750
View Reduction Shippensburg, Township of Creation Jul 1783
View Reduction Southampton, Township of (Cumberland) Creation Oct 1783
View Reduction Southampton, Township of (Franklin) Expansion 1785

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1750
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New County Franklin County 1784 Creation yes+ Sep 9, 1784
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Franklin County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1972
View County Classification Franklin County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Lurgan 5837513 1 1