Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1796 36

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Somerset, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Somerset County, Pennsylvania 42 direct
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211171784 direct
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217062 direct View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 561265 direct

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Milford, Township of (Somerset) Reduction 1796
View Creation Quemahoning, Township of Reduction 1796
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Creation Mar 5, 1804
View Expansion Somerset, Borough of Reduction Feb 8, 1816
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Feb 8, 1816
View Reduction Stonycreek, Township of (Somerset) Expansion 1840–1841
View Reduction Jefferson, Township of (Somerset) Creation Nov 23, 1846
View Swap Brothersvalley, Township of Swap 1858–1859
View Swap Jenner, Township of (Somerset) Swap 1858–1859
View Swap Stonycreek, Township of (Somerset) Swap 1858–1859
View Expansion Milford, Township of (Somerset) Reduction 1869
View Reduction Lincoln, Township of (Somerset) Creation Oct 1, 1890
View Reduction Milford, Township of (Somerset) Expansion Dec 4, 1912
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 15, 1919
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 15, 1919
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Aug 12, 1924
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Feb 7, 1927
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Sep 6, 1927
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Jul 3, 1933
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 8, 1933
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 7, 1934
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Apr 25, 1941
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion May 20, 1942
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion May 20, 1942
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion May 20, 1942
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Dec 3, 1945
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Jun 18, 1946
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 21, 1946
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Jan 24, 1947
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Apr 24, 1947
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 8, 1950
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 4, 1959
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 7, 1962
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 3, 1964
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Jan 7, 1965
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion May 19, 1965
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 10, 1966
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Jun 20, 1968
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Nov 22, 1968
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Dec 12, 1968
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Jan 15, 1969
View Reduction Somerset, Borough of Expansion Jan 22, 1969

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1796
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View New Township Bedford County 1771 Township Division 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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
Cns.Mp. 1940 Somerset Township

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Jefferson Township-Milford Township-Somerset Township Proposed 1859 New Township no* 1859–1860
View Annexation Milford Township-Somerset Township Proposed 1866 Annexation unknown 1866–1867
View New Township Somerset Township Proposed 1888 Division no* 1888
View New Borough Lavansville Borough Proposed 1892 Creation no* 1892–1893
View New Township Somerset Township Proposed 1905 Division no* 1905–1906
View New Township Somerset Township Proposed 1919 Division no 1919–1920
View New Township Somerset Township Proposed 1922 Division no 1922