Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 13, 1873 Jan 30, 1873 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Butler, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Butler County, Pennsylvania 470 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201959672 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4259672 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214999 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1183643 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1183223 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 101263 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Fairview, Township of (Butler) Reduction Jan 30, 1873
View Expansion Fairview, Township of (Butler) Reduction 1904–1905
View Expansion Fairview, Township of (Butler) Reduction 1912
View Expansion Fairview, Township of (Butler) Reduction Apr 28, 1948

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 30, 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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Butler County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952
View County Classification Butler County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1992

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 47: Annexing a tract of Jamison hiers land along Nesbitt Avenue to Borough Dec 12, 1904 Dec 13, 1904
View Ordinance: [Admitting sections described under letters A and B to the Borough; and validating previous annexations of lands of William A. Jameson and J. H. Rimer along Forest Street shown on survey of H. B. Graves of 1911 where requirements of Act of Assembly not complied with] Sep 6, 1912 Sep 6, 1912
View Ordinance 50: Annexing a Tract of Jamison Heirs land to Petrolia Borough Sep 9, 1914
View Ordinance 52: Annexing the property of Mrs. Ethel Shidlemantle to Petrolia Borough Sep 23, 1918
View Ordinance 53: Annexing the property of Mrs. Eva Yough to the Petrolia Borough Sep 23, 1918
View Ordinance 59: Annexing Tracts of Land owned by H. M. Barney, E. J. Delaney and Mrs. Zelma Hegman all in Fairview Township, Butler County, Penna., to Petrolia Borough, same County and State Oct 4, 1926
View Ordinance 60: Annexing tracts of lands owned by Joseph Colbert And Mary K. Colbert his wife; Mrs. Laura Callen, mrs. Emma Wolford, Fred Smith, Mrs. Charley Yough, Mrs. Bulah McChesny and Mrs. Hazel Donaldson Heirs of the late John Smith; John Gray; United Natural Gas Company per B.A. Pyle; Lewis D. Berry, Thomas V. Roach and E.C.E. Rumbaugh all owners of tracts of lands in Fairview Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, to Petrolia Borough of the same County and State Feb 14, 1928
View Ordinance 63: Annexing adjacent lands situate in Fairview Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, to the Borough of Petrolia and providing that a certified copy of this ordinance with the descriptions and the plot showing the boundaries of the Borough of Petrolia before and after such annexation be filed in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Butler County and notice thereof filed in the Office of the County Commissioners of Butler County Jan 23, 1948 Jan 23, 1948

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Petrolia Borough 17500450 138 140

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Petrolia Borough Ordinance 50 unknown 1914
View Annexation Petrolia Borough Ordinance 52 unknown 1918
View Annexation Petrolia Borough Ordinance 53 unknown 1918
View Annexation Petrolia Borough Ordinance 59 unknown 1926
View Annexation Petrolia Borough Ordinance 60 unknown 1928
View Annexation Fairview Township-Petrolia Borough 1960s Annexation unknown~ 1960–1970