Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1804 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent former
Lawrence, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 31 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207370080 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216663 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7494200 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 370515 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation North Beaver, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction Aug 1804
View Reduction Slippery Rock, Township of (Lawrence) Creation Dec 7, 1837
View Reduction Taylor, Township of (Lawrence) Creation Feb 19, 1853
View Reduction New Castle, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1857
View Reduction Pollock, Township of (Lawrence, defunct) Creation May 28, 1858
View Reduction South New Castle, Borough of Creation Apr 1, 1901
View Reduction New Castle, City of Expansion Oct 4, 1957
View Reduction New Castle, City of Expansion Jan 29, 1960

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 1804
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 New County Lawrence County 1849 Creation yes Sep 1, 1849
View New School District Neshannock Township-Shenango Township 1856 Independent School District yes* 1856
View School District Dissolution Neshannock Township-Shenango Township 1862 Independent School District Dissolution yes* 1857–1862
View School District Annexation Shenango Township-New Castle City 1880 School District Annexation yes* 1880
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lawrence County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Shenango 5837760 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Windhams Township Proposed 1836 Creation unknown 1836
View New Borough South New Castle Borough Proposed 1848 Creation no 1848–1849
View New Township Neshannock Township-Shenango Township Proposed 1855 New Township (1) no* 1855
View New Township Neshannock Township-Shenango Township Proposed 1855 New Township (2) no* 1855
View New Township Hickory Township-Scott Township-Shenango Township-Slippery Rock Township Proposed 1870 New Township no* 1870
View New Township Hickory Township-Shenango Township-Slippery Rock Township Proposed 1871 New Township no* 1871–1879
View New Township Hickory Township-Shenango Township-Slippery Rock Township Proposed 1875 New Township no* 1871–1880
View New Township Shenango Township Proposed 1898 Division no 1898
View Annexation New Castle City Ordinance 4843 no* 1945
View Home Rule Shenango Township Proposed 1975 Home Rule no* 1975
View Home Rule (County) Lawrence County Proposed 2002 Home Rule no 2002