Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1884 Mar 21, 1884 1



Name Relationship Status
Adams, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 28 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200146376 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4246376 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214760 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1180806 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1180816 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010693 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Conewago, Township of (Adams) Reduction Mar 21, 1884
View Expansion Conewago, Township of (Adams) Reduction Apr 13, 1964

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Mar 21, 1884

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 2, 1964: Annexing certain land in Conewago Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, to the Borough of McSherrystown Jan 20, 1964 Jan 20, 1964
View Ordinance 6, 1973: [Annexing 175.515 acres in Conewago Township to the Borough of McSherrystown] Aug 13, 1973
View Ordinance 7, 1973: [Repealing Ordinance 1973-6] Sep 20, 1973

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jun 30, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. McSherrystown Borough 17500449 1641 1648

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation McSherrystown Borough Ordinance 1973-6 no* 1973