Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1804 Apr 16, 1804 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bucks, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bucks County, Pennsylvania 24 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201751144 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4251144 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214970 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1181589 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q946911 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 090723 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Falls, Township of (Bucks) Reduction Apr 16, 1804
View Expansion Falls, Township of (Bucks) Reduction Apr 16, 1918
View Expansion Falls, Township of (Bucks) Reduction Jul 29, 1955
View Expansion Lower Makefield, Township of Reduction Jul 29, 1955
View Expansion Falls, Township of (Bucks) Reduction Jan 23, 1959

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Apr 16, 1804
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 18, 1859

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Charter Amendment (Executive) Morrisville Borough 1883 Charter Amendment (Executive) yes* 1883
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bucks County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941
View County Classification Bucks County 5th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Bucks County 3rd to 2nd A yes Jan 1, 1992

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance Apr 16, 1918 Apr 16, 1918 p. 148–153
View Ordinance: Approving the petition and annexing to the Borough of Morrisville, a section of Falls Township and a section of Lower Makefield Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and east and north of said Borough of Morrisville and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Session of said county May 12, 1955 May 13, 1955
View Ordinance: Approving the petition and annexing to the Borough of Morrisville a section of Falls Township, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west and north of said Borough of Morrisville and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Session of said court Dec 11, 1956 Dec 14, 1956

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jun 27, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Morrisville Borough 17500449 14 26
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Morrisville 5836953 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Morrisville 34427695 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no* 1977–1978
View Home Rule (County) Bucks County Proposed 1985 Home Rule no 1985–1986