Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 1790 6

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Luzerne, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 55 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207967456 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216732 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7404206 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 401745 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Mar 1790
View Reduction Huntington, Township of (Luzerne) Creation 1793
View Reduction Berwick, Borough of (Columbia) Creation Apr 7, 1818
View Expansion Berwick, Borough of (Columbia) *Reduction 1819
View Reduction Huntington, Township of (Luzerne) Expansion Aug 10, 1849
View Ascertainment Union, Township of (Luzerne) Ascertainment 1860
View Reduction Shickshinny, Borough of Creation Dec 5, 1861
View Reduction Huntington, Township of (Luzerne) Expansion 1884–1885

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 1790
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 County Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Home Rule (County) Luzerne County 2012 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Salem Township 17500451 1263 1263
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Salem 5837857 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Salem Township-Union Township Proposed 1852 New Township no* 1852
View New Borough Beach Haven Borough Proposed 1865 Creation no* 1865
View New Township Salem Township Proposed 1880 Division no 1880
View New County Grow County Proposed 1895 Creation no* 1895
View Annexation Briar Creek Township-Salem Township to Berwick Borough Proposed 1893 Annexation no 1893–1901
View Home Rule (County) Luzerne County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974
View Home Rule (County) Luzerne County Proposed 2001 Home Rule no 2001–2003