Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 9, 1834 May 9, 1834 9

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
York, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral York County, Pennsylvania 84 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4213370568 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4270568 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215761 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1187619 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1183094 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 671533 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction May 9, 1834
View Expansion Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction May 20, 1961
View Expansion Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction Dec 28, 1964
View Expansion Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction Feb 26, 1965
View Expansion Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction Apr 24, 1968
View Expansion Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction 1967–1969
View Expansion Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction Nov 5, 1969
View Expansion Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction May 20, 1970
View Reduction Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Expansion Apr 6, 1972
View Expansion Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Reduction Jan 21, 1975
View Reduction Shrewsbury, Township of (York) Expansion Jan 21, 1975

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) May 9, 1834
View Borough (Title 8) Aug 26, 1870

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification York County 5th to 4th yes Dec 30, 1930
View County Classification York County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1972

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution Apr 21, 1870
View Ordinance: Annexing certain lands from the Township of Shrewsbury to the Borough of Shrewsbury Apr 13, 1961 May 17, 1961
View Ordinance: Annexing a portion of land of Shrewsbury Township to the Borough of Shrewsbury Nov 6, 1963
View Ordinance 62: Annexing a portion of land of Shrewsbury Township to the Borough of Shrewsbury May 6, 1964
View Ordinance 73: Annexing certain territory of Shrewsbury Township, York County, Pennsylvania Apr 5, 1967 Apr 5, 1967
View Ordinance: Approving the petition of certain freeholders of Shrewsbury Township for the annexation of certain territory of Shrewsbury Township by and to Shrewsbury Borough and directing the President of the Borough Council of Shrewsbury Borough to proceed according to law to effect said annexation Feb 7, 1968
View Resolution: Authorizing the signing of a petition to annex borough owned properties located in Shrewsbury Township to the Borough of Shrewsbury Sep 3, 1969
View Ordinance 83: Annexing certain territory of Shrewsbury Township, York County, Pennsylvania Oct 1, 1969 Oct 18, 1969
View Ordinance 87: Annexing certain territory of Shrewsbury Township, York County, Pennsylvania Mar 4, 1970 Mar 9, 1970
View Ordinance 3, 1972: Approving the petition of certain freeholders of Shrewsbury Township for the annexation of certain territory of Shrewsbury Township by and to Shrewsbury Borough and directing the President of the Borough Council of Shrewsbury Borough to proceed according to law to effect said annexation Jan 5, 1972 Jan 5, 1972
View Ordinance: Approving the petition of all the freeholders of Shrewsbury Township for the annexation of certain territory of Shrewsbury Township by and to Shrewsbury Borough and directing the President of the Borough Council of Shrewsbury Borough to proceed according to law to effect said annexation Apr 5, 1972 Apr 5, 1972

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Mar 12, 2014

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Shrewsbury Borough 17500453 87 90

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Shrewsbury Borough Ordinance 1972-3 no* 1972
View Home Rule (County) York County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974
View Annexation Shrewsbury Borough 1972 Ordinance no* 1972–1975
View Annexation Shrewsbury Township-Shrewsbury Borough Proposed 1977 Annexation no 1977