Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Perry, Township of (Lawrence) municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 6, 1845 2



Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent former
Lawrence, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 27 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207359488 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216659 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5412728 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 370395 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation North Sewickley, Township of Reduction Feb 6, 1845
View Expansion Slippery Rock, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction 1850
View *Reduction Franklin, Township of (Beaver) Creation Feb 28, 1850
View Ascertainment Franklin, Township of (Beaver) Ascertainment Feb 7, 1887
View Ascertainment Lancaster, Township of (Butler) Ascertainment Oct 26, 2018
View Ascertainment Muddy Creek, Township of Ascertainment Oct 26, 2018

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 6, 1845
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

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 County Lawrence County 1849 Creation yes Sep 1, 1849
View New School District Wurtemburg Independent School District 1873 Creation yes* 1873
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lawrence County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952
View New School District Ellwood City Area School District 1959 Creation yes+ 1958–1959

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Perry 5837756 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Lawrence County Proposed 2002 Home Rule no 2002