Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 10, 1859 2



Name Relationship Status
Lawrence, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 34 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207378368 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216666 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7886264 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 370635 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Mahoning, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction Sep 10, 1859
View Creation Neshannock, Township of Reduction Sep 10, 1859
View Creation North Beaver, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction Sep 10, 1859
View Creation Taylor, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction Sep 10, 1859
View Reduction West New Castle, Borough of (defunct) Creation Jun 18, 1888
View Reduction New Castle, City of Expansion Oct 4, 1957

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Sep 10, 1859
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View New County Lawrence County 1849 Creation yes Sep 1, 1849
View New Township Taylor Township 1853 Creation yes* Feb 19, 1853
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lawrence County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Union Township 17500451 746 747
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Union 5837763 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Mahoning Township-Pulaski-Township-Union Township Proposed 1860 Boundary Realignment no* 1860
View Annexation Union Township-Mahoning Township Proposed 1870 Annexation unknown 1870–1876
View New Township Mahoning Township-Union Township Proposed 1879 New Township no* 1879
View Annexation New Castle City Ordinance 6079 no 1965–1966
View Home Rule (County) Lawrence County Proposed 2002 Home Rule no 2002