Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 4, 1878 4



Name Relationship Status
Cambria, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cambria County, Pennsylvania 48 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202162056 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216091 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7231444 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 111325 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Summerhill, Township of (Cambria) Reduction Mar 4, 1878
View Creation Washington, Township of (Cambria) Reduction Mar 4, 1878
View Reduction Portage, Borough of Creation Oct 7, 1890
View Reduction Portage, Borough of Expansion 1907
View Ascertainment Washington, Township of (Cambria) Ascertainment 1919
View Ascertainment Summerhill, Township of (Cambria) Ascertainment 1934–1935
View Reduction Portage, Borough of Expansion Dec 8, 1944
View Reduction Portage, Borough of Expansion 1968–1969

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 4, 1878
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View New Township Bedford County 1771 Township Division yes+ Apr 16, 1771
View New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View Boundary Realignment Blair County-Cambria County 1883 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1883
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Motion: To approve the newly surveyed Portage Township and Washington Township line Sep 1, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Portage Township 17500450 369 369

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Dissolution Portage Borough-Cassandra Borough-Portage Township Proposed 1991 Consolidation no 1991
View Dissolution Cassandra Borough-Portage Township Proposed 2001 Merger no* 2001
View Dissolution Portage Borough-Portage Township Proposed 2004 Consolidation no* 2004
View Boundary Realignment Portage Township-Washington Township 2010 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 2009–2010