Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Watsontown, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 4, 1867 Nov 5, 1867 5

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Northumberland, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4209781616 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4281616 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215521 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1214021 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1186489 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 490993 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Delaware, Township of (Northumberland) Reduction Nov 5, 1867
View Expansion Delaware, Township of (Northumberland) Reduction Sep 14, 1949
View Expansion Delaware, Township of (Northumberland) Reduction Nov 12, 1957
View Expansion Delaware, Township of (Northumberland) Reduction May 21, 1958
View Expansion Delaware, Township of (Northumberland) Reduction May 20, 1959
View Expansion Delaware, Township of (Northumberland) Reduction Jul 30, 1962

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 5, 1867

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Watsontown, County of Northumberland, and State of Pennsylvania, land adjacent to said Borough, situated in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith Aug 4, 1949 Aug 4, 1949
View Ordinance 4, 1957: Annexing to the Borough of Watsontown, County of Northumberland, and State of Pennsylvania, land adjacent to said Borough, situated in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith Nov 7, 1957 Nov 7, 1957
View Ordinance 3, 1958: Annexing to the Borough of Watsontown, County of Northumberland, and State of Pennsylvania, land adjacent to said Borough, situated in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith Apr 7, 1958 Apr 10, 1958
View Ordinance 3, 1959: Annexing to the Borough of Watsontown, County of Northumberland, and State of Pennsylvania, land adjacent to said Borough, situated in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith Apr 6, 1959 Apr 6, 1959
View Ordinance 3, 1962: Annexing to the Borough of Watsontown, the County of Northumberland, and the State of Pennsylvania, land adjacent to said Borough, situated in Delaware Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, and repealing all ordinances or parts of ordinances inconsistent herewith Jul 12, 1962 Jul 12, 1962

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Watsontown Borough 17500452 294 297

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Watsontown Borough-Delaware Township Proposed 1876 Annexation no* 1876
View Annexation Delaware Township-Watsontown Borough Proposed 1986 Annexation no 1986