Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 1833 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 75 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200763224 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215884 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1776439 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 041385 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Greene, Township of (Beaver) Reduction Sep 1833
View Creation Moon, Township of (Beaver, defunct) Reduction Sep 1833
View Ascertainment Greene, Township of (Beaver) Ascertainment 1884–1885
View Reduction Shippingport, Borough of Creation Dec 5, 1910
View Reduction Potter, Township of (Beaver) Creation Jun 7, 1912

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Sep 1833
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 Township Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division yes* Apr 6, 1773
View Annexation Washington County-Allegheny County 1789 Annexation yes Sep 17, 1789
View New School District Moon Township-Raccoon Township 1869 Independent School District yes* 1868–1869
View New School District Hopewell Township-Independence Township-Moon Township-Raccoon Township 1872 Independent School District yes* 1871–1872
View School District Dissolution Hopewell Township-Independence Township-Moon Township-Raccoon Township 1874 Independent School District Dissolution yes* 1874
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Beaver County 6th to 5th yes Mar 14, 1921
View County Classification Beaver County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1941

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Raccoon 5836792 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District Greene Township-Hanover Township-Raccoon Township Proposed 1857 Independent School District no 1857
View Boundary Realignment Hanover Township to Independence Township-Raccoon Township Proposed 1873 Boundary Realignment unknown 1873–1875
View Boundary Realignment Greene Township-Independence Township-Raccoon Township to Hanover Township Proposed 1897 Boundary Realignment unknown 1897
View Boundary Realignment Greene Township-Raccoon Township to Hanover Township Proposed 1897 Boundary Realignment unknown 1897
View Boundary Realignment Greene Township-Independence Township-Raccoon Township to Hanover Township Proposed 1898 Boundary Realignment unknown 1898
View Home Rule (County) Beaver County Proposed 1984 Home Rule no 1984