Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 1814 17

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Centre, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Centre County, Pennsylvania 05 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202766736 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216136 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7380740 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 140785 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Halfmoon, Township of (defunct) Division Apr 1814
View Expansion Halfmoon, Township of Reduction 1814–1815
View Swap Halfmoon, Township of Swap 1840
View Ascertainment Halfmoon, Township of Ascertainment 1846
View Expansion Huston, Township of (Centre) Reduction 1846–1847
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Creation Nov 29, 1864
View Ascertainment Snyder, Township of (Blair) Ascertainment 1876–1877
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion 1878
View Ascertainment Snow Shoe, Township of Ascertainment 1884–1885
View Reduction South Philipsburg, Borough of (defunct) Creation Nov 23, 1891
View Expansion South Philipsburg, Borough of (defunct) Reduction 1896
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion Nov 17, 1947
View Reduction? South Philipsburg, Borough of (defunct) Expansion? 1919–1956
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion Apr 25, 1956
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion Jun 5, 1958
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion 1964
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion May 19, 1966
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion Oct 24, 1966
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion Dec 31, 1966
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion 1969
View Reduction Philipsburg, Borough of Expansion 1972
View Expansion South Philipsburg, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Jan 1, 2007

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 1814
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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Centre County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1941
View County Classification Centre County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1972
View County Classification Centre County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 2012

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 2, 2005: Setting out an agreement between Rush Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania and South Philipsburg Borough, Pennsylvania, for a proposed merger of South Philipsburg Borough into Rush Township Jul 14, 2005

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Elections) Dec 26, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Rush 5837098 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Halfmoon Township-Rush Township Proposed 1836 Boundary Ascertainment no* 1836–1837
View New Township Rush Township Proposed 1898 Division no* 1898–1899
View Dissolution South Philipsburg Borough-Rush Township Proposed 1936 Merger no* 1936–1937
View Annexation Philipsburg Borough Ordinance 617 no* 1967–1968
View Home Rule (County) Centre County Proposed 1984 Home Rule no 1984