Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 16, 1844 Dec 18, 1844 1



Name Relationship Status
Butler, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Butler County, Pennsylvania 480 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201962224 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4262224 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215000 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1214002 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q431410 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 101293 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Muddy Creek, Township of Part Dec 18, 1844
View Separation Muddy Creek, Township of Reduction Jan 17, 1853
View Reduction Muddy Creek, Township of Expansion Mar 17, 1887

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (1834 Act) Dec 18, 1844
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 17, 1853
View Borough (Title 8) Mar 8, 1894

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

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Portersville Borough 17500450 141 144

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District Portersville Borough Proposed 1856 School District Separation unknown 1856
View Dissolution Portersville Borough-Muddy Creek Township Proposed 1916 Merger no 1916