Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 2, 1873 May 30, 1873 1

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
York, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral York County, Pennsylvania 78 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4213353568 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4253568 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215755 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1214031 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q532144 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 671173 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction May 30, 1873
View Ascertainment Unorganized (placeholder) Ascertainment 1898–1909
View Reduction Railroad, Borough of Expansion Feb 7, 1955

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) May 30, 1873

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification York County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification York County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Minute: "COUNCIL WAS NOTIFIED BY SOLICITOR THAT RAILROAD BOROUGH HAD ANNEXED PART OF NEW FREEDOM BOROUGH IN 1950. SOLICITOR TO CONTACT ATTY LEADER, SOLICITOR WHO MADE ANNEXATION FOR RAILROAD BOROUGH, AND TRY TO UNTANGLE PROBLEM." 1954 p. 90
View Minute: "SECRETARY WAS INSTRUCTED TO WRITE RAILROAD BORO STATING THAT THEY HAD ANNEXED LAND THAT IS IN NEW FREEDOM BORO. COUNCIL IS WILLING TO GIVE SAID LAND TO RAILROAD BORO PROVIDING RAILROAD SURVEY AND PLACE PERMANENT MARKERS. ATTORNEYS WORKING ON LEGAL PROCEEDINGS TO MAKE THE LAND TRANSFER." Jun 28, 1954 p. 92
View Minute: "THOMAS A MONK GAVE A DETAILED DISCOURSE ON BORO MAP INCLUDING FINDINGS AND DEVELOPMENTS ON RAILROAD BOROUGH'S ILLEGAL ADOPTION OF LAND IN NEW FREEDOM BOROUGH." Jun 28, 1954 p. 92
View Minute: "SOLICITOR FOSTER GAVE A DISCUSSION ON RAILROAD BORO LAND TRANSACTION STATING THAT IN ORDER TO OBTAIN LAND IN QUESTION FROM NEW FREEDOM BORO, RAILROAD BORO MUST PAY ALL EXPENSES INVOLVED IN SURVEYING AND MARKING NEW BOUNDARY LINES." Oct 4, 1954 p. 99
View Minute: "ON A MOTION BY P.N. STRASBAUGH SECOND BY J.C. NORRIS AN ORDINANCE WAS ADOPTED TO CHANGE THE DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN THE BOROUGH OF NEW FREEDOM AND THE BOROUGH OF RAILROAD" Feb 7, 1955 p. 109
View Ordinance: [To change the dividing line between the Borough of New Freedom and the Borough of Railroad] Feb 7, 1955

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances
Minute Book bk. 1947-01-06, p. 121–1956-08, end of book 1952-1956 (1947–1956)
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 5, 2013
Ordinance Book bk. 1921-1970 (1921–1970)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. New Freedom Borough 17500453 62 63

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment New Freedom Borough-Shrewsbury Township 1898 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1898–1903
View Home Rule (County) York County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974