Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1806 7

Map

Related

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

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Mercer County, Pennsylvania 27 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4208570096 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216818 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7494204 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 431145 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1806
View Reduction Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) Creation Mar 28, 1832
View *Reduction Pulaski, Township of (Lawrence) Expansion Feb 22, 1850
View Reduction Wilmington, Township of (Mercer) Expansion 1864
View Reduction West Middlesex, Borough of Creation Aug 19, 1864
View Reduction Wheatland, Borough of Creation Feb 21, 1872
View Reduction Bethel, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Creation May 22, 1872
View Ascertainment Coitsville, Township of (OH) Ascertainment 1878–1887
View Ascertainment Hubbard, Township of (OH) Ascertainment 1878–1887
View Ascertainment Pulaski, Township of (Lawrence) Ascertainment Jun 21, 1897
View Reduction West Middlesex, Borough of Expansion Jun 1, 1956

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1806
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 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 Shenango 5837965 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Shenango Township Proposed 1866 Division no 1866
View Annexation Shenango Township-West Middlesex Borough Proposed 1874 Annexation no 1874–1880
View Annexation Shenango Township-West Middlesex Borough 1883 Annexation unknown 1882–1883
View New Township Shenango Township Proposed 1887 Division no 1887–1888
View Home Rule (County) Mercer County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974
View Dissolution West Middlesex Borough-Shenango Township Proposed 2008 Consolidation no 2008