Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 13, 1854 4



Name Relationship Status
Lawrence, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 35 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207381272 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217314 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7972415 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 370725 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation North Slippery Rock, Township of (defunct) Division Apr 13, 1854
View Reduction Plain Grove, Township of Creation Feb 14, 1855
View Expansion Plain Grove, Township of Reduction 1856–1859
View Expansion Scott, Township of (Lawrence) Reduction 1856–1859
View Reduction Volant, Borough of Creation Jun 12, 1893
View Ascertainment Springfield, Township of (Mercer) Ascertainment Jun 21, 1897
View Reduction Volant, Borough of Expansion 1904

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 13, 1854
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 Name North Slippery Rock Township 1850 Creation yes Feb 28, 1850
View School District Annexation Washington Township-Wilmington Township 1880 School District Annexation yes* 1880
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 Cns. Mp. 1940 Washington 5837764 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Lawrence County Proposed 2002 Home Rule no 2002