Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Union, County of county County (Class: 7) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 1, 1813 6

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Beaver, Township of (Snyder) Child former
Brady, Township of (Union, defunct) Child most recent
Buffalo, Township of (Union) Child current
Center, Township of (Snyder) Child former
Chapman, Township of (Snyder) Child former
East Buffalo, Township of Child current
Franklin, Township of (Snyder) Child former
Gregg, Township of (Union) Child current
Hartleton, Borough of Child current
Hartley, Township of Child current
Hickory, Township of (Union, proposed) Child proposed
Jackson, Township of (Union, defunct) Child most recent
Kelly, Township of Child current
Lewis, Township of (Union) Child current
Lewis, Township of (Union, proposed) Child proposed
Lewisburg, Borough of Child current
Lewisburg, Town of (defunct) Child most recent
Limestone, Township of (Union) Child current
Mahantongo, Township of (Union, defunct) Child most recent
Middlecreek, Township of (Snyder) Child former
Mifflinburg, Borough of Child current
Monroe, Township of (Snyder) Child former
New Berlin, Borough of Child current
New Columbia, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Penn, Township of (Snyder) Child former
Perry, Township of (Snyder) Child former
Pike, Township of (Union, proposed) Child proposed
Selinsgrove, Borough of (Snyder) Child former
Selinsgrove, Borough of (Union, defunct) Child most recent
Susquehanna, Township of (Union, proposed) Child proposed
Union, Township of (Union) Child current
Washington, Township of (Snyder) Child former
Washington, Township of (Union, defunct) Child most recent
West Beaver, Township of (Snyder) Child former
West Buffalo, Township of Child current
White Deer Mills, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
White Deer, Township of Child current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42119 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213689 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q501248 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 60 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Northumberland, County of Reduction Nov 1, 1813
View Reduction Lycoming, County of Expansion May 1, 1815
View Expansion Mifflin, County of Reduction 1819
View Reduction Centre, County of Expansion May 23, 1820
View Swap Lycoming, County of Swap May 4, 1832
View Swap Juniata, County of Swap 1844
View Swap Mifflin, County of Swap 1844
View Reduction Snyder, County of Creation Dec 1, 1855
View Expansion Lycoming, County of Reduction Jun 29, 1861
View Expansion Lycoming, County of Reduction Mar 31, 1868
View Swap Centre, County of Swap 1870–1871
View Swap Mifflin, County of Swap 1870–1871
View Swap Snyder, County of Swap 1870–1871

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County Nov 1, 1813
View County, 8th Class Jul 10, 1919
View County, 7th Class Jan 1, 1941
View County, 8th Class Jun 25, 1941
View County, 7th Class Jan 1, 1952

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View New Town Lewisburg Town 1812 Creation yes* 1812
View New Township Perry Township 1816 Creation yes+ 1816
View New Township Union Township 1816 Creation yes+ 1816
View New Township Washington Township 1818 Creation yes+ Dec 14, 1818
View New Township Chapman Township 1820 Creation yes+ 1820
View New Borough Lewisburg Borough 1823 Creation yes Mar 14, 1823
View Annexation Center Township-Penn Township-West Buffalo Township to Union Township 1824 Annexation yes* 1822–1824
View New Township Kelly Township 1824 Creation yes+ Dec 1824
View New Borough Mifflinburg Borough 1827 Creation yes May 11, 1827
View New Borough Selinsgrove Borough 1827 Creation yes May 11, 1827
View Dissolution Selinsgrove Borough-Penn Township 1828 Merger yes Jan 11, 1828
View Boundary Realignment Mifflinburg Borough-West Buffalo Township 1828 Boundary Realignment yes Apr 10, 1828
View New Township East Buffalo Township 1836 Creation yes+ Dec 24, 1836
View Election Separation New Berlin Borough 1838 Election Separation yes* 1838
View New Borough New Berlin Borough 1838 Creation yes Feb 15, 1838
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough-East Buffalo Township 1838 Annexation yes Mar 19, 1838
View New Township Middlecreek Township 1838 Creation yes+ Sep 1838
View New Township West Beaver Township 1843 Creation yes+ 1843
View New Township Limestone Township 1850 Creation yes+ 1850
View Annexation Limestone Township-New Berlin Borough 1851 Annexation yes Mar 11, 1851
View General Law Mifflinburg Borough 1852 Partial General Law yes Mar 21, 1852
View Boundary Realignment West Buffalo Township-White Deer Township 1853 Boundary Realignment yes* 1852–1853
View New Township Franklin Township 1853 Creation yes+ May 28, 1853
View General Law New Berlin Borough 1853 General Law yes May 29, 1853
View New Borough Selinsgrove Borough 1853 Creation yes Sep 26, 1853
View New Township Jackson Township 1854 Creation yes+ Feb 24, 1854
View New School District Buffalo Township-Kelly Township-White Deer Township 1856 Independent School District yes* 1856
View New Township Monroe Township 1856 Creation yes+ 1856
View New Township Lewis Township 1857 Creation yes* Feb 14, 1857
View Annexation Union Township-Limestone Township 1858 Annexation yes* 1858
View Dissolution Jackson Township to Limestone Township-Union Township 1858 Merger yes Mar 2, 1858
View New Borough Hartleton Borough 1858 Creation yes Oct 20, 1858
View New Name Gregg Township 1865 Creation yes Mar 21, 1865
View School District Annexation Jackson Township-New Berlin Borough 1867 School District Annexation yes* 1867
View Annexation Limestone Township-West Buffalo Township to Mifflinburg Borough 1871 Annexation yes May 22, 1871
View General Law Lewisburg Borough 1882 General Law yes Sep 23, 1882
View General Law Mifflinburg Borough 1884 General Law yes Sep 20, 1884
View General Law Mifflinburg Borough 1887 General Law yes Mar 16, 1887
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View Annexation East Buffalo Township-Lewisburg Borough 1923 Annexation yes* 1923
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 150 yes May 28, 1925
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 79 yes Sep 16, 1925
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 81 yes Apr 1, 1927
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 91 yes Mar 30, 1931
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 131 yes Nov 7, 1945
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 135 yes Nov 6, 1946
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 343 yes* May 20, 1948
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 347 yes* Nov 3, 1948
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 361 yes* Jun 9, 1950
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 366 yes Nov 8, 1950
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 197 yes May 22, 1957
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 428 yes Aug 19, 1957
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 208 yes Apr 29, 1959
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 431 and 479 yes May 10, 1960
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 449 and 480 yes* 1958–1961
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 458 and 481 yes* 1959–1961
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 225 yes Nov 8, 1961
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 226 yes Jun 9, 1962
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 244 yes* 1965
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 519 yes Jun 8, 1965
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 520 yes Jun 8, 1965
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 248 yes Jun 21, 1966
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 573 yes* 1968
View Annexation Mifflinburg Borough Ordinance 262 yes Dec 13, 1968
View Annexation New Berlin Borough Ordinance 68-2 yes* Dec 30, 1968
View Boundary Realignment East Buffalo Township-Lewisburg Borough 1979 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1978–1979
View Boundary Realignment East Buffalo Township-Lewisburg Borough 1979 Boundary Realignment yes* 1979
View Boundary Realignment Buffalo Township-East Buffalo Township 2000 Boundary Ascertainment yes 1999–2000
View Boundary Realignment East Buffalo Township-Union Township 2010 Boundary Ascertainment yes 2009–2010

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Election Mar 16, 1855
View Charter Commission Election Nov 6, 1973
View Election May 21, 1974 Rejected
View Election Nov 6, 1979

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Criminal Docket bk. 16–17 (1970–1976)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 11–14 (1950–1966)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 14–15 (1963–1971)
Quarter Sessions Papers
Road Docket bk. 1852-1858–1885-1891 (1852–1891)
Road Docket bk. 1852-1858–1880-1886 (1852–1886)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Union County 17500452 924 933
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Union County 5838382 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Union County 40037693 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Hartley Township-Washington Township Proposed 1814 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1814
View Annexation Penn Township-Perry Township to Mahantongo Township Proposed 1816 Annexation no+ 1816
View Boundary Realignment Centre County-Union County Proposed 1819 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1819
View Boundary Realignment Lycoming County-Union County Proposed 1819 Boundary Realignment unknown 1819
View New Township Franklin Township Proposed 1822 Creation no* 1822
View Boundary Realignment Beaver Township-Center Township-West Buffalo Township to Hartley Township Proposed 1825 Boundary Realignment unknown 1825–1826
View Boundary Realignment Mifflin County-Union County Proposed 1826 Boundary Realignment unknown 1826
View Boundary Realignment Hartley Township-West Buffalo Township-White Deer Township Proposed 1827 Boundary Realignment unknown 1827
View Boundary Realignment Hartley Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1828 Boundary Realignment unknown 1828
View Annexation West Buffalo Township-Union Township Proposed 1827 Annexation unknown 1827–1828
View Boundary Realignment Lycoming County-Union County Proposed 1833 Boundary Realignment unknown 1833
View Boundary Realignment Buffalo Township-East Buffalo Township to Union Township Proposed 1838 Boundary Realignment unknown 1838
View New Township Hartley Township-Union Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1838 New Township unknown 1838
View Annexation Hartley Township-West Buffalo Township to White Deer Township Proposed 1838 Annexation no* 1838
View Annexation New Berlin Borough-Union Township Proposed 1838 Annexation unknown 1838
View Annexation West Buffalo Township-Buffalo Township Proposed 1838 Annexation no* 1838
View New Township Lewis Township Proposed 1839 Creation no* 1839
View New Township Hartley Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1841 New Township no* 1841
View New Township Franklin Township Proposed 1842 Creation no* 1842
View Annexation Buffalo Township-East Buffalo Township Proposed 1843 Annexation unknown 1843–1844
View Annexation Kelly Township-Buffalo Township Proposed 1846 Annexation no* 1846–1847
View Annexation Kelly Township-Buffalo Township Proposed 1847 Annexation unknown 1847
View New Township Union Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1847 New Township (1) no* 1847
View New Township Union Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1847 New Township (2) no* 1847
View New Township Union Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1847 New Township (3) no* 1847
View New Township White Deer Township Proposed 1848 Division unknown 1848
View Boundary Realignment Limestone Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1851 Boundary Realignment no* 1851–1852
View Boundary Realignment Mifflin County-Union County Proposed 1855 Boundary Realignment unknown 1855
View New School District Limestone Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District no* 1856
View New Township Perry Township Proposed 1855 Division no* 1855–1856
View New Borough White Deer Mills Borough Proposed 1855 Creation no* 1855–1856
View New School District Hartley Township-Lewis Township Proposed 1862 Independent School District no* 1862
View New School District Kelly Township-White Deer Township Proposed 1875 Independent School District unknown 1875
View Boundary Realignment Lewis Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1877 Boundary Realignment unknown 1877–1879
View New Township Lewis Township-West Buffalo Township Proposed 1888 New Township no 1888
View Boundary Realignment Snyder County-Union County 1890s Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1896–1899
View New Borough New Columbia Borough Proposed 1910 Creation no 1910
View Boundary Realignment East Buffalo Township-Lewisburg Borough 1910s Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1918
View Annexation East Buffalo Township-Lewisburg Borough Proposed 1922 Annexation no 1922
View Annexation East Buffalo Township-Lewisburg Borough Proposed 1923 Annexation no 1923
View Annexation New Berlin Borough Ordinance 46-1 unknown 1946
View Annexation Buffalo Township-East Buffalo Township Proposed 1951 Annexation no 1951–1953
View Annexation Lewisburg Borough Ordinance 424 unknown 1957
View Annexation New Berlin Borough Ordinance 66-4 and 66-5 no* 1966
View Annexation New Berlin Borough Ordinance 73-1 unknown 1973
View Annexation New Berlin Borough Ordinance 73-2 unknown 1973
View Home Rule (County) Union County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973
View Annexation Limestone Township-New Berlin Borough Proposed 1974 Annexation no 1974