Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1881 Nov 18, 1880 5

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Elk, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Elk County, Pennsylvania 12 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204764784 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4264784 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215202 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1199377 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q429313 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 240303 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Ridgway, Township of Reduction Nov 18, 1880
View Expansion Ridgway, Township of Reduction 1893
View Expansion Ridgway, Township of Reduction 1949
View Expansion Ridgway, Township of Reduction Aug 21, 1958
View Expansion Ridgway, Township of Reduction Aug 21, 1959
View Expansion Ridgway, Township of Reduction Aug 21, 1959

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 18, 1880

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Elk County 7th to 6th yes Nov 2, 1973

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 33: To declare the admission of a section of the Township of Ridgway to the Borough of Ridgway Mar 6, 1893
View Ordinance 302: Providing for the annexation by the Borough of Ridgway of adjacent land situate in the Township of Ridgway, a township of the second class Mar 14, 1949 Mar 14, 1949 p. 176–177
View Ordinance 351: Providing for the annexation by the Borough of Ridgway of adjacent land situate in the Township of Ridgway, a township of the second class Sep 9, 1957 Sep 9, 1957
View Ordinance 357: Providing for the annexation by the Borough of Ridgway of adjacent lands situate in the Township of Ridgway, a township of the second class, and repealing Ordinance No. 351, enacted and approved the 9th day of September, 1957 Jun 9, 1958 Jun 9, 1958
View Ordinance 367: Providing for the annexation by the Borough of Ridgway of adjacent land situate in the Township of Ridgway, a township of the second class Jun 8, 1959 Jun 8, 1959
View Ordinance 368: Providing for the annexation by the Borough of Ridgway of adjacent land situate in the Township of Ridgway, a township of the second class Jun 8, 1959 Jun 8, 1959

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 5, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Ridgway Borough 17500450 1549 1566
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Ridgeway 36432982 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Ridgway Borough Proposed 1873 Creation no* 1873–1878