Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 15, 1825 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Cumberland, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cumberland County, Pennsylvania 22 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204150472 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216340 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6902302 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 210425 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Allen, Township of (Cumberland, defunct) Reduction Jan 15, 1825
View Swap Allen, Township of (Cumberland, defunct) Swap 1825–1826
View Swap Allen, Township of (Cumberland, defunct) Swap 1826
View Reduction Upper Allen, Township of Expansion 1864
View Expansion Upper Allen, Township of Reduction Aug 16, 1967
View Reduction Upper Allen, Township of Expansion Nov 14, 1969

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 15, 1825
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Monroe Township-Silver Spring Township 1872 School District Annexation yes* 1871–1872
View New School District Middlesex Township-Monroe Township-Silver Spring Township-South Middleton Township 1875 Independent School District yes* 1874–1875
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Cumberland County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Cumberland County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1972
View County Classification Cumberland County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 2012

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 3, 1966: Approving a petition for annexing to said Township a section of Upper Allen Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to Monroe Township on the east and hereafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the Township of Monroe if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of said county Dec 28, 1966

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
View
Open Records Request (Ordinances): "Ordinance 3-1966, enacted 28-Dec-1966, relating to annexation of territory." Feb 5, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Monroe 5837338 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Monroe Township 1960s Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1966
View Annexation Upper Allen Township Ordinance 190 no 1973–1976
View New Borough Ashcombe Borough Proposed 1992 Creation no 1992–1994