Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 6, 1831 8



Name Relationship Status
Cambria, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cambria County, Pennsylvania 64 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202181200 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216098 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7972362 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 111775 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Allegheny, Township of (Cambria) Reduction Jan 6, 1831
View Creation Cambria, Township of (Cambria) Reduction Jan 6, 1831
View Creation Summerhill, Township of (Cambria) Reduction Jan 6, 1831
View Part Summitville, Borough of (defunct) Creation (Within) May 18, 1850
View Reduction Summitville, Borough of (defunct) Separation Jan 26, 1854
View Reduction Munster, Township of Creation Dec 9, 1854
View Reduction Portage, Township of (Cambria) Creation Mar 4, 1878
View Expansion Summitville, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Jun 5, 1882
View Reduction Lilly, Borough of Creation Jun 18, 1883
View Reduction Cresson, Township of Creation Dec 4, 1893
View Reduction Cassandra, Borough of Creation Oct 8, 1908
View Reduction Lilly, Borough of Expansion 1915
View Ascertainment Portage, Township of (Cambria) Ascertainment 1919

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 6, 1831
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 New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View Boundary Realignment Blair County-Cambria County 1883 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1883
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Motion: To accept the Portage Township / Washington Township boundary line survey Sep 1, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Washington 5837045 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Hemlock Borough Proposed 1875 Creation no* 1875
View New Township Washington Township Proposed 1883 Division no* 1883–1884
View New Borough Summit Borough Proposed 1885 Creation no 1885–1886
View Boundary Realignment Portage Township-Washington Township 2010 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 2009–2010