Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 4, 1863 Apr 4, 1863 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Lawrence, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 18 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207354352 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4254352 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215357 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1193019 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1181535 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 370333 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Wilmington, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction Apr 4, 1863
View Expansion Wilmington, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction Oct 5, 1885
View Ascertainment Wilmington, Township of (Mercer) Ascertainment Jun 21, 1897
View Expansion Wilmington, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction Mar 7, 1910
View Expansion Wilmington, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction Dec 7, 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Apr 4, 1863
View Borough (Title 8) Apr 9, 1873

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 Township Wilmington Township 1846 Creation yes* 1846
View New County Lawrence County 1849 Creation yes Sep 1, 1849
View New Township Wilmington Township 1850 Creation yes Feb 28, 1850
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lawrence County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 52: Providing for the admission and annexation of certain lots or outlots of a section of land lying adjacent to the Borough of New Wilmington and joining the same on the east line thereof, on petition of a majority of the freehold owners of said lots or outlots Jan 4, 1910 Jan 6, 1910 p. 108–109
View Ordinance 283: Approving the petition for annexation to the Borough of New Wilmington a part of Wilmington Township, Lawrence County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south and east of the Borough, the land being herein fully described; and providing that said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of said Borough Nov 20, 1967 Nov 24, 1967

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Dec 26, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. New Wilmington Borough 17500451 733 737

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District New Wilmington Borough Proposed 1868 Independent School District unknown 1868
View Home Rule (County) Lawrence County Proposed 2002 Home Rule no 2002