Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jun 2, 1919 Jul 31, 1920 2



Name Relationship Status
Cambria, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cambria County, Pennsylvania 55 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202172344 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4272344 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215035 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1188130 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182731 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 111503 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Upper Yoder, Township of Reduction Jul 31, 1920
View Expansion Upper Yoder, Township of Reduction 1921
View Expansion Westmont, Borough of Reduction Jun 2, 1986
View Reduction Westmont, Borough of Expansion Jun 2, 1986

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jul 31, 1920

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 New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View New Borough Westmont Borough 1892 Creation yes Jun 27, 1892
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 2: Declaring the annexation and admission into the Borough of Southmont of certain therein described contiguoug [sic] land, located in Upper Yoder Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, upon petition of a majority of freehold owners of said land, and extending the borough limits so as to include said adjacent territory Jun 21, 1921 Jun 22, 1921
View Ordinance 249: Calling for a referendum at the primary election in 1967, and causing a question to be submitted on the ballot to the electors of Southmont Borough of consolidation of the Borough of Southmont and the City of Johnstown and directing a certification thereof to the County Board of Elections Mar 13, 1967 p. 80

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Aug 7, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Southmont Borough 17500450 329 334

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Dissolution Southmont Borough-Johnstown City Proposed 1967 Merger no* 1967
View Dissolution Southmont Borough-Upper Yoder Township-Westmont Borough to Johnstown City Proposed 1970 Consolidation no 1970