Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Patterson, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Oct 15, 1841 8

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 72 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200758375 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215882 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182243 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 041294 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Brighton, Township of Reduction Oct 15, 1841
View Reduction Fallston, Borough of Expansion 1857
View Reduction Beaver Falls, Borough of (defunct) Creation Nov 9, 1868
View Reduction Fallston, Borough of Expansion 1869
View Expansion Chippewa, Township of Reduction Apr 26, 1869
View Reduction Chippewa, Township of Expansion 1871
View Reduction Patterson Heights, Borough of Creation Jul 6, 1899
View Expansion Fallston, Borough of Reduction 1909
View Expansion Chippewa, Township of Reduction 1989
View Reduction Chippewa, Township of Expansion 1989

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Oct 15, 1841
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 2, 1922

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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Beaver County 6th to 5th yes Mar 14, 1921
View County Classification Beaver County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1941

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 436: Approving a joint agreement between the municipalities under authority of the Pennsylvania Municipal Consolidation or Merger Act (53 P.S. §731), authorizing a referendum on a question of whether to merge the above municipalities at the primary election to be held on May 21, 2013 Dec 13, 2012

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Newspaper bk. Beaver Falls Evening Tribune, 1920-12 (1920)
Newspaper bk. Beaver Daily Times, 1920-09–Beaver Daily Times, 1921-03 (1920–1921)
Newspaper bk. Beaver Falls Evening Tribune, 1920-11 (1920)
Newspaper bk. Ambridge Citizen, 1920-11-19–Ambridge Citizen, 1920-12-14 (1920)
Newspaper bk. Beaver Daily Times, 1921-12-31–Beaver Daily Times, 1922-01-09 (1921–1922)
Newspaper bk. Beaver Falls Evening Tribune, 1921-12-31–Beaver Falls Evening Tribune, 1922-01-10 (1921–1922)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Patterson 5836789 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Dissolution Patterson Township-Chippewa Township Proposed 1869 Merger no 1869
View Boundary Realignment Chippewa Township-Patterson Township Proposed 1870 Boundary Realignment unknown 1870
View Home Rule (County) Beaver County Proposed 1984 Home Rule no 1984
View Dissolution Fallston Borough-Patterson Township Proposed 2012 Merger no 2012–2013