Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Rochester, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 14, 1840 5



Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 76 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200765400 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215885 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1776614 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 041444 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation New Sewickley, Township of Reduction Apr 14, 1840
View Reduction Rochester, Borough of Creation Mar 20, 1849
View Expansion Pulaski, Township of (Beaver) Reduction 1887–1888
View Reduction Daugherty, Township of Expansion 1895–1896
View Reduction Freedom, Borough of Expansion 1900
View Reduction East Rochester, Borough of Creation May 8, 1908
View Ascertainment Daugherty, Township of Ascertainment 1986–1989

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 14, 1840
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 4, 1932

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 New Borough Beaver Borough 1802 Creation yes Mar 29, 1802
View Annexation Beaver Township-New Sewickley Township 1804 Annexation yes Jan 14, 1804
View School District Annexation Rochester Township-Freedom Borough 1871 School District Annexation yes* 1870–1871
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 Rochester 5836793 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Beaver County Proposed 1984 Home Rule no 1984
View Dissolution East Rochester Borough-Rochester Township to Rochester Borough Proposed 1994 Consolidation no 1994