Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Perry, County of county County (Class: 6) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 1, 1820 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Blain, Borough of Child current
Bloomfield, Borough of Child current
Buffalo, Township of (Perry) Child current
Carroll, Township of (Perry) Child current
Centre, Township of (Perry) Child current
Duncannon, Borough of Child current
Greenwood, Township of (Perry) Child current
Haley, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Howe, Township of (Perry) Child current
Jackson, Township of (Perry) Child current
Juniata, Township of (Perry) Child current
Landisburg, Borough of Child current
Liverpool, Borough of Child current
Liverpool, Township of Child current
Loysville, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Madison, Township of (Perry, defunct) Child most recent
Marysville, Borough of Child current
Miller, Township of (Perry) Child current
Millerstown, Borough of (Perry) Child current
New Buffalo, Borough of Child current
New Germantown, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Newport, Borough of (Perry) Child current
Northeast Madison, Township of Child current
Oliver, Township of (Perry) Child current
Penn, Township of (Perry) Child current
Petersburg, Borough of (Perry, defunct) Child most recent
Rye, Township of Child current
Saville, Township of Child current
Southwest Madison, Township of Child current
Spring, Township of (Perry) Child current
Toboyne, Township of Child current
Tuscarora, Township of (Perry) Child current
Tyrone, Township of (Perry) Child current
Watts, Township of Child current
Wheatfield, Township of (Perry) Child current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42099 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213682 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q501298 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 50 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Cumberland, County of Reduction Sep 1, 1820
View Swap Juniata, County of Swap 1834–1835
View Swap Franklin, County of Swap 1841–1842
View Expansion Dauphin, County of Reduction 1854
View Swap Juniata, County of Swap 1860
View Expansion Dauphin, County of Reduction Mar 21, 1868

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County Sep 1, 1820
View County, 7th Class Jul 10, 1919
View County, 6th Class Jan 1, 2012

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Liverpool Township 1823 Creation yes* 1823
View New Township Wheatfield Township 1826 Creation yes* Jan 5, 1826
View New Borough Bloomfield Borough 1831 Creation yes Mar 18, 1831
View New Township Centre Township 1831 Creation yes* Aug 4, 1831
View New Borough Landisburg Borough 1831 Creation yes Dec 30, 1831
View New Borough Liverpool Borough 1832 Creation yes May 7, 1832
View New Township Carroll Township (Perry) 1834 Creation yes* Nov 5, 1834
View Separation Liverpool Borough 1835 Separation yes* 1835
View Separation Bloomfield Borough 1836 Separation yes Apr 1, 1836
View New Township Madison Township 1836 Creation yes* Aug 1, 1836
View Boundary Realignment Carroll Township-Centre Township 1837 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1836–1837
View New Township Oliver Township 1837 Creation yes* Nov 10, 1837
View Annexation Carroll Township-Centre Township 1839 Annexation yes* 1839
View School District Annexation Upper Paxton Township-Liverpool Township 1840 School District Annexation yes* 1840
View New Township Penn Township 1840 Creation yes* Jan 9, 1840
View New Borough Newport Borough 1840 Creation yes Mar 20, 1840
View New Borough New Germantown Borough 1842 Creation yes Sep 5, 1842
View Boundary Realignment Penn Township-Wheatfield Township 1844 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1844
View New Township Jackson Township (PA) 1844 Creation yes* Aug 8, 1844
View New Borough Petersburg Borough 1844 Creation yes Sep 8, 1844
View New Township Spring Township 1848 Creation yes* Aug 11, 1848
View Annexation Centre Township-Spring Township 1849 Annexation yes* 1849
View Annexation Juniata Township-Greenwood Township 1849 Annexation yes* 1849
View New Township Watts Township 1849 Creation yes* 1849
View New Borough Millerstown Borough 1849 Creation yes Mar 16, 1849
View New Borough New Buffalo Borough 1849 Creation yes Mar 16, 1849
View Annexation Penn Township-Petersburg Borough 1850 Annexation yes Apr 2, 1850
View New Township Miller Township 1852 Creation yes Mar 11, 1852
View Annexation Oliver Township-Newport Borough 1856 Annexation yes* 1856
View Annexation Newport Borough-Oliver Township 1859 Annexation yes* 1859
View New Township Tuscarora Township 1859 Creation yes* Jan 3, 1859
View Boundary Realignment Miller Township 1860 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1859–1860
View Dissolution New Germantown Borough-Toboyne Township Reconstructed 1861 Merger yes? 1861
View New Township Howe Township 1861 Creation yes* Apr 6, 1861
View Annexation Rye Township-Wheatfield Township Reconstructed 1848-1863 Annexation yes? 1848–1863
View General Law Bloomfield Borough 1864 General Law yes Nov 5, 1864
View New Name Duncannon Borough 1865 Creation yes Mar 23, 1865
View General Law Newport Borough 1865 General Law yes Oct 30, 1865
View New Borough Haley Borough 1866 Creation yes Apr 12, 1866
View Election Separation Northeast Madison Township-Southwest Madison Township 1867 Creation yes* Feb 26, 1867
View New Name Marysville Borough 1867 Creation yes Feb 27, 1867
View Annexation Liverpool Borough 1868 Ordinance yes* 1868
View General Law Liverpool Borough 1868 General Law yes Jan 6, 1868
View Annexation Oliver Township-Newport Borough 1869 Annexation yes* 1868–1869
View General Law Duncannon Borough 1869 General Law yes Oct 28, 1869
View School District Annexation Southwest Madison Township-Northeast Madison Township 1870 School District Annexation yes* 1870
View School District Annexation Miller Township-Oliver Township 1871 School District Annexation yes* 1870–1871
View School District Annexation Southwest Madison Township-Northeast Madison Township 1872 School District Annexation yes* 1872
View General Law New Buffalo Borough 1872 General Law yes Nov 25, 1872
View School District Annexation Saville Township-Northeast Madison Township 1874 School District Annexation yes* 1873–1874
View School District Annexation Centre Township-Bloomfield Borough 1875 School District Annexation yes* 1874–1875
View School District Annexation Tyrone Township-Landisburg Borough 1875 School District Annexation yes* 1875
View General Law Millerstown Borough 1876 General Law yes Sep 12, 1876
View New Borough Blain Borough 1877 Creation yes Dec 31, 1877
View School District Annexation Centre Township-Juniata Township 1885 School District Annexation yes* 1884–1885
View School District Annexation Oliver Township-Centre Township 1886 School District Annexation yes* 1886
View Annexation Centre Township-Miller Township 1887 Annexation yes* 1887
View School District Annexation Greenwood Township-Millerstown Borough 1887 School District Annexation yes* 1887
View School District Annexation Tyrone Township-Landisburg Borough 1890 School District Annexation yes* 1889–1890
View School District Annexation Oliver Township-Newport Borough 1895 School District Annexation (1) yes* 1895
View School District Annexation Oliver Township-Newport Borough 1895 School District Annexation (2) yes* 1895
View Annexation Oliver Township-Newport Borough 1897 Annexation yes* 1897
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View School District Annexation Millerstown Borough-Greenwood Township 1902 School District Annexation yes* 1902
View School District Annexation Tyrone Township-Landisburg Borough 1909 School District Annexation yes* 1909
View School District Annexation Watts Township-New Buffalo Borough 1910 School District Annexation yes* 1910
View General Law Landisburg Borough 1915 General Law yes Oct 5, 1915
View Boundary Realignment Carroll Township-Wheatfield Township 1928 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1928
View Annexation Bloomfield Borough 1932 Ordinance yes* Nov 19, 1932
View New School District Horse Valley Independent School District 1960s Creation yes* 1960–1970
View Annexation Marysville Borough Ordinance 254 yes* 1971
View Annexation Oliver Township-Newport Borough 1977 Annexation yes Nov 16, 1977
View Annexation Tyrone Township-Landisburg Borough 1977 Annexation yes Nov 16, 1977
View Annexation Centre Township-Bloomfield Borough 1979 Annexation yes* 1979
View Boundary Realignment New Buffalo Borough-Watts Township 2014 Boundary Realignment yes* 2013–2014

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Charter Commission Election May 15, 1973
View Election Nov 5, 1974 Rejected
View Election: "Do you favor the boundary change between Oliver Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania and Newport Borough, Perry County, Pennsylvania, so that all the buildings and all the property of the Newport School District in the area of R. D.#3, Green Hill Village near Fifth Street and Fickes Lane shall be located within the boundaries of the Borough of Newport?" Nov 8, 1977 Certified Nov 16, 1977
View Election: "Do you favor the boundary change between Tyrone Township, Perry County, Pennsylvania and Landisburg Borough, Perry County, Pennsylvania, so that all that property known as the Mark E. Henry Memorial Park which is located near the old Landisburg School and is operated by the Landisburg Lions Club shall be located within the boundaries of the Borough of Landisburg" Nov 8, 1977 Certified Nov 16, 1977

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Law Library Visit
Open Records Request (Classification) May 22, 2015
Open Records Request (Elections) Jun 8, 2015
Plan Index (Rec.Dd.)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 1821–1942 (1821–1949)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. O–S (1950–1970s)
Quarter Sessions Index bk. 1820-1890–1941-1958 (1820–1958)
Road Docket bk. A–D (1850–2015)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Perry County 17500452 307 312
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Perry County 5838150 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Perry County 40037622 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Penn Township-Wheatfield Township Proposed 1842 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1842
View Boundary Realignment Greenwood Township Proposed 1854 Boundary Realignment unknown 1854
View New Township Centre Township-Saville Township-Spring Township Proposed 1858 New Township no* 1858
View Boundary Realignment Greenwood Township Proposed 1859 Boundary Realignment no* 1859
View Annexation Watts Township-New Buffalo Borough Proposed 1860 Annexation no 1860
View New Township Madison Township Proposed 1861 Division unknown 1861
View Boundary Realignment Penn Township-Wheatfield Township Proposed 1861 Boundary Realignment no 1861
View New Township Buffalo Township Proposed 1862 Division unknown 1862
View New Township Madison Township Proposed 1866 Division no* 1866
View General Law Landisburg Borough Proposed 1866 General Law no* 1866–1867
View School District Annexation Miller Township-Wheatfield Township Proposed 1868 School District Annexation unknown 1868
View General Law Landisburg Borough Proposed 1870 General Law no* 1870
View School District Annexation Watts Township-New Buffalo Borough Proposed 1870 School District Annexation unknown 1870
View General Law Millerstown Borough Proposed 1872 General Law no* 1872
View School District Annexation Oliver Township Proposed 1872 School District Annexation unknown 1872
View School District Annexation Madison Township-Tyrone Township Proposed 1874 School District Annexation unknown 1874
View Annexation Oliver Township-Newport Borough Proposed 1873 Annexation no* 1873–1874
View School District Annexation Miller Township Proposed 1876 School District Annexation unknown 1876
View General Law Millerstown Borough Proposed 1876 General Law no* 1876
View School District Annexation Oliver Township-Newport Borough 1878 School District Annexation unknown 1877–1878
View New School District Rye Township Proposed 1883 Independent School District no 1883
View Annexation Duncannon Borough Ordinance of 14 March 1900 unknown 1900
View Annexation Duncannon Borough Ordinance of 21 March 1900 unknown 1900
View Annexation Duncannon Borough Ordinance of 5 March 1900 unknown 1900
View School District Annexation Tyrone Township-Landisburg Borough 1901 School District Annexation unknown 1901
View New Borough Loysville Borough Proposed 1915 Creation no 1915–1916
View Home Rule Tyrone Township Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974