Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Saxton, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 14, 1866 Feb 14, 1866 2



Name Relationship Status
Bedford, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200968072 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4268072 Lead
View county Bedford County, Pennsylvania 280 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214905 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1193296 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q2289171 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 050843 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Liberty, Township of (Bedford) Reduction Feb 14, 1866
View Reduction Liberty, Township of (Bedford) Expansion 1886
View Expansion Liberty, Township of (Bedford) Reduction May 21, 1969

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Feb 14, 1866

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Liberty Township-Saxton Borough 1893 School District Annexation yes* 1893
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bedford County 7th to 6th yes Dec 7, 1972

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 144: Providing for the annexation of lands adjacent to the Borough of Saxton, situate it Liberty Township, Bedford County, Pennsylvania, upon the petition of the owners of the land proposed to be annexed May 6, 1969 May 6, 1969 May 21, 1969

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Saxton Borough 17500449 407 408