Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 1804 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Butler, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Butler County, Pennsylvania 220 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201948688 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216061 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q605205 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 101085 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Nov 1804
View Part Harrisville, Borough of Creation (Within) Aug 13, 1846
View Part Harrisville, Borough of Expansion (Within) 1853
View Reduction Cherry, Township of (Butler) Expansion Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Marion, Township of (Butler) Creation Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Slippery Rock, Township of (Butler) Expansion Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Venango, Township of (Butler) Expansion Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Washington, Township of (Butler) Expansion Mar 29, 1854
View Reduction Harrisville, Borough of Separation Sep 1, 1884
View Reduction Harrisville, Borough of Expansion Nov 23, 1949

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 1804
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 New School District Harrisville Independent School District 1885 Creation yes* 1885
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Butler County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952
View County Classification Butler County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1992

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Mercer 5836995 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Dissolution Harrisville Independent School District Proposed 1887 Dissolution no 1887
View School District Dissolution Harrisville Independent School District Proposed 1888 Dissolution no 1888