Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1746 0



Name Relationship Status
Strabane, Township of (Adams, alternate) Variant variant
Adams, County of Parent current
Lancaster, County of Parent former
York, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Adams County, Pennsylvania 38 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200174680 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215794 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q426925 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 010905 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1746
View Ascertainment Mount Joy, Township of (Adams) Ascertainment 1810
View Swap Menallen, Township of (Adams) Swap 1818–1819

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1746
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County York County 1749 Creation yes+ Aug 19, 1749
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New County Adams County 1800 Creation yes* Jan 22, 1800
View School District Annexation Straban Township-Gettysburg Borough 1908 School District Annexation yes* 1907–1908
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Adams County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962
View County Classification Adams County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Straban 5836681 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Menallen Township-Straban Township Proposed 1817 Boundary Realignment no* 1817