Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 5, 1804 Mar 5, 1804 30

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Somerset, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Somerset County, Pennsylvania 41 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211171776 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4271776 direct
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215598 direct View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213645 direct View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 561233 direct

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Mar 5, 1804
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Feb 8, 1816
View Reduction Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Expansion Feb 8, 1816
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 15, 1919
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 15, 1919
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Aug 12, 1924
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Feb 7, 1927
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Sep 6, 1927
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Jul 3, 1933
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 8, 1933
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 7, 1934
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Apr 25, 1941
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction May 20, 1942
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction May 20, 1942
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction May 20, 1942
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Dec 3, 1945
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Jun 18, 1946
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 21, 1946
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Jan 24, 1947
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Apr 24, 1947
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 8, 1950
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 4, 1959
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 7, 1962
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 3, 1964
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Jan 7, 1965
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction May 19, 1965
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 10, 1966
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Jun 20, 1968
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Nov 22, 1968
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Dec 12, 1968
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Jan 15, 1969
View Expansion Somerset, Township of (Somerset) Reduction Jan 22, 1969

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Mar 5, 1804
View Borough (Title 8) Feb 6, 1852

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Bedford County Division into Townships yes+ Apr 16, 1771
View School District Annexation Somerset Township-Somerset Borough 1841 School District Annexation yes* 1841
View School District Reversion Somerset Borough-Somerset Township 1860 School District Reversion yes* 1860
View School District Annexation Somerset Township-Somerset Borough 1861 School District Annexation yes* 1861
View School District Reversion Somerset Borough-Somerset Township 1871 School District Reversion yes* 1871
View Charter Amendment Somerset 1892 Charter Amendment yes* Jan 26, 1892
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: [Annexation of certain adjacent land to the Borough of Somerset] Nov 4, 1919 Nov 4, 1919
View Ordinance 244: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset certain adjacent land upon the petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory hereinafter described and hereby annexed Nov 4, 1919 Nov 4, 1919
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Aug 7, 1924 391–393
View Ordinance: Annexing certain adjacent land and territory situate in the Township of Somerset, County of Somerset and State of Pennsylvania, to the Borough of Somerset Aug 7, 1924 Aug 12, 1924
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Feb 7, 1927 298–299
View Ordinance 332: Annexing certain adjacent land and territory situate in the township of Somerset, County of Somerset and State of Pennsylvania, to the Borough of Somerset Feb 7, 1927 Feb 7, 1927
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Sep 5, 1927 374–375
View Ordinance 356: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset certain adjacent land upon the petition of a majority of the free-holders of the territory hereinafter described and hereby annexed Sep 5, 1927 Sep 6, 1927
View Minute: "Petition for annexation of Block 2 in Highland Addition read and referred to Solicitor for opinion." Dec 5, 1932 410
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Jul 3, 1933 475–477
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of said Borough, as herein described Jul 3, 1933 Jul 3, 1933
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Oct 2, 1933 6–8
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of said Borough, as herein described Oct 2, 1933 Oct 2, 1933
View Ordinance: [Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and South of said Borough, as herein described] Sep 17, 1934 Sep 17, 1934
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Apr 7, 1941 251–253
View Ordinance 588: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and east of said Borough, as herein described Apr 7, 1941 Apr 14, 1941
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Jan 12, 1942 333–334
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Jan 12, 1942 334–336
View Ordinance 601: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south east of said Borough, as herein described Jan 12, 1942 Jan 12, 1942
View Ordinance 602: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north west of said Borough, as herein described Jan 12, 1942 Jan 12, 1942
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Apr 6, 1942 360–361
View Ordinance 605: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania adjacent to and north of said borough, as herein described Apr 6, 1942 Apr 6, 1942
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Dec 3, 1945 52–53
View Ordinance 626: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and southwest of said Borough, as herein described Dec 3, 1945 Dec 3, 1945
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Jun 3, 1946 70A–71A
View Ordinance 632: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and east of said Borough, as herein described Jun 3, 1946 Jun 3, 1946
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Oct 7, 1946 83–83A
View Ordinance 635: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of said Borough, as herein described Oct 7, 1946 Oct 7, 1946
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Jan 6, 1947 91A–92
View Ordinance 636: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of said Borough, as herein described Jan 6, 1947 Jan 6, 1947
View Minute: [Adoption of ordinance, with full text] Apr 7, 1947 102A–103
View Ordinance 639: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south of said Borough, as herein described Apr 7, 1947 Apr 7, 1947
View Ordinance 667: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and east of said Borough, as herein described Sep 11, 1950 Sep 11, 1950
View Ordinance 803: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a section of Somerset Township, adjacent to and north of said Borough, as herein described Sep 14, 1959 Sep 14, 1959
View Ordinance 841: Annexing to Somerset Borough a portion of Somerset Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania upon petition by a majority of all freeholders therein Oct 8, 1962 Oct 8, 1962
View Ordinance 870: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania a potion of Somerset Township, Somerset County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough as herein described Apr 13, 1964 May 4, 1964
View Ordinance 875: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset, Somerset County, Pennsylvania a portion of Somerset Township, Somerset County Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough as herein described Dec 14, 1964 Jan 5, 1965
View Ordinance 891: Annexing to Somerset Borough a portion of Somerset Township Apr 12, 1965 Apr 20, 1965
View Ordinance 914: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a portion of Somerset Township known as Northwest Addition and establishing the zoning classification thereof Sep 12, 1966 Oct 17, 1966
View Ordinance 946: Annexing to Somerset Borough a portion of Somerset Township, land of Somerset County Community Swimming Pool and Park Association Inc. Jun 10, 1968 Jun 18, 1968
View Ordinance 955: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a portion of Somerset Township, Maple Ridge Shopping Plaza Property, and the zoning thereof Oct 28, 1968 Nov 9, 1968
View Ordinance 958: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a portion of Somerset Township known as Maple Ridge Farm, and the zoning thereof Nov 25, 1968 Dec 9, 1968
View Ordinance 959: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a portion of Somerset Township known as Industrial Park and the zoning thereof Dec 9, 1968 Dec 30, 1968
View Ordinance 960: Annexing to the Borough of Somerset a portion of Somerset Township, Maple Ridge Heights, and the zoning thereof Dec 23, 1968 Dec 30, 1968

National Archives

Detail Source Government File Unit From To
1930.Cns.Mp. Somerset
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Somerset Borough 17500452 774 780
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Somerset Borough 17500452 786 790
View 1940-1950.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Somerset Borough 17500452 794 796
View 1940.Cns.Mp. Somerset 5838287 1 1
View 1950.Cns.Mp. Somerset 40037673 1 1
1960.Cns.Mp. Somerset
1970.Cns.Mp. Somerset