Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Saint Marys, Borough of (defunct) municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1872 Apr 22, 1848 4 Jan 3, 1994

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Saint Mary's, Borough of (alternate) Variant variant
Elk, County of Parent most recent

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204767344
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4267344
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215203 Historic View
View other Wikidata Q582447 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Benzinger, Township of (defunct) Reduction Apr 22, 1848
View Expansion Benzinger, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 25, 1861
View Reduction Benzinger, Township of (defunct) Expansion Mar 25, 1861
View Expansion Benzinger, Township of (defunct) Reduction 1900
View Expansion Benzinger, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 2, 1954
View Expansion Benzinger, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 2, 1954
View Consolidation Saint Marys, City of Creation Jan 3, 1994

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Apr 22, 1848
View Borough (Title 8) Mar 25, 1861
View Borough (Title 8) Aug 3, 1891

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Plat Recording Saint Marys Borough 1850 Plat Recording yes* 1849–1850
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: Declaring the admission of a section of Benzinger Township, as a part of St. Marys Borough May 30, 1900 May 30, 1900
View Ordinance 495: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of St. Marys a section of Benzinger Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north of said Borough of St. Marys and hereinafter fully described, and providing that said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of said borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of said county Aug 23, 1954 Aug 23, 1954
View Ordinance 496: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of St. Marys a section of Benzinger Township, Elk County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north of said Borough of St. Marys, and hereinafter fully described, and providing that said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of said borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of said county Sep 20, 1954 Sep 20, 1954
View Resolution 156, 1984: [Borough to reapply for grant from Department of Community Affairs for consolidation study] Sep 17, 1984 Sep 17, 1984
View Resolution 228, 1988: To appoint members to serve on the Joint Study Commission Dec 19, 1988 Dec 19, 1988
View Resolution 265, 1991: [Requesting Board of Elections of Elk County to place consolidation question on ballot for November 5, 1991] Jul 15, 1991 Jul 15, 1991
View Resolution 279, 1991: Directing the President and Secretary of St. Marys Borough Council to certify to the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the boundaries of the City of St. Marys Dec 27, 1991
View Resolution 282, 1992: Organizing and creating a transition committee for the City of St. Marys, to be comprised of two (2) St. Marys Borough councilpersons, two (2) Benzinger Township supervisors and one (1) resident, each, from St. Marys Borough and Benzinger Township Jan 20, 1992 Jan 20, 1992
View Resolution 283, 1992: Appointing individuals from Borough Council and the Borough at large to the Transition Committee of the City of St. Marys Jan 20, 1992 Jan 20, 1992

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. St. Marys Borough 17500450 1567 1576
View Cns. Mp. 1940 St. Marys 5837436 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 St. Marys 36432984 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View General Law Saint Marys Borough Proposed 1904 General Law no* 1904
View New City Saint Marys City Proposed 1984 Creation no 1984