Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jul 9, 1800 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Crawford, County of Parent former
Mercer, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Mercer County, Pennsylvania 24 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4208567472 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216815 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7404211 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 430935 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Neshannock, Township of Reduction Jul 9, 1800
View Reduction Pymatuning, Township of Creation Jul 1801
View Expansion Fallowfield, Township of (Crawford, defunct) Reduction Mar 28, 1808
View Expansion Shenango, Township of (Crawford, defunct) Reduction Mar 28, 1808
View Part West Greenville, Borough of (defunct) Creation (Within) Jun 7, 1838
View Reduction West Greenville, Borough of (defunct) Separation Mar 7, 1840
View Reduction Greene, Township of (Mercer) Expansion Apr 9, 1849
View Ascertainment Greene, Township of (Mercer) Ascertainment Apr 8, 1850
View Reduction Hempfield, Township of (Mercer) Creation May 24, 1856
View Reduction Sugar Grove, Township of (Mercer) Creation Nov 22, 1856
View Reduction Otter Creek, Township of Creation Apr 21, 1858
View Ascertainment East Fallowfield, Township of (Crawford) Ascertainment May 16, 1910
View Ascertainment Greenwood, Township of (Crawford) Ascertainment May 16, 1910

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jul 9, 1800
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

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 Separation (County) Mercer County 1803 Separation yes+ Nov 7, 1803
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Mercer County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Salem 5837960 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Separation West Greenville Borough Proposed 1839 Separation no* 1839–1840
View Dissolution West Greenville Borough Proposed 1841 Dissolution no* 1841
View New School District Otter Creek Township-Salem Township Proposed 1859 Independent School District no* 1859
View School District Annexation Sandy Creek Township-Salem Township Proposed 1868 School District Annexation no 1868–1869
View School District Annexation Sandy Creek Township-Salem Township Proposed 1869 School District Annexation unknown 1869–1870
View Home Rule (County) Mercer County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974