Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 19, 1821 5



Name Relationship Status
Armstrong, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Armstrong County, Pennsylvania 48 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200581720 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215864 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1773678 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 031265 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Kittanning, Township of Reduction Mar 19, 1821
View Creation Plumcreek, Township of Reduction Mar 19, 1821
View Reduction Kittanning, Township of Expansion Dec 19, 1821
View Reduction Cowanshannock, Township of Creation Dec 22, 1848
View Swap Redbank, Township of (Armstrong) Swap 1850
View Reduction Mahoning, Township of (Armstrong) Creation Sep 20, 1851
View Reduction Dayton, Borough of Creation Jun 5, 1873
View Ascertainment Boggs, Township of (Armstrong) Ascertainment 1902–1903
View Expansion Redbank, Township of (Armstrong) Reduction 1965–1966

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 19, 1821
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 School District Annexation Wayne Township-Pine Township 1853 School District Annexation yes* 1853
View New School District Wayne Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District yes* 1855–1856
View School Districts Belknap Independent School District 1861 Charter Revival yes* 1861
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance Jan 27, 1965

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 6, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Wayne 5836757 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Redbank Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1840 New Township no* 1840
View New Township Cowanshannock Township Proposed 1841 Creation no* 1841
View New Township Kittanning Township-Pine Township-Plumcreek Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1841 New Township no* 1841
View New Township Cowanshannock Township Proposed 1842 Creation no* 1842
View Annexation Redbank Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1854 Annexation unknown 1854
View Boundary Realignment Armstrong County-Indiana County Proposed 1885 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1885
View School District Dissolution Belknap Independent School District Proposed 1898 Dissolution no 1898
View Home Rule (County) Armstrong County Proposed 1996 Home Rule no 1996–1997