Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 6, 1845 21

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent former
Lawrence, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Lawrence County, Pennsylvania 36 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207381776 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216668 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q606911 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 370755 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation North Sewickley, Township of Reduction Feb 6, 1845
View Expansion North Sewickley, Township of *Reduction Feb 28, 1850
View Ascertainment North Sewickley, Township of Ascertainment Feb 7, 1887
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Creation Dec 6, 1892
View Reduction Hazel Dell, Borough of (defunct) Creation Feb 6, 1901
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion 1906–1907
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion 1907
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Apr 2, 1915
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Sep 20, 1917
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Jun 5, 1923
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Oct 1, 1925
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion 1926
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Dec 1, 1927
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion 1929
View Reduction Ellport, Borough of Creation Feb 26, 1929
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Jan 3, 1934
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Mar 26, 1941
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion May 6, 1952
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion May 6, 1952
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Nov 5, 1952
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Sep 1, 1955
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Sep 1, 1955
View Reduction Ellwood City, Borough of Expansion Nov 7, 1956

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 6, 1845
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 School District Chewton Independent School District 1873 Creation yes* 1872–1873
View New School District Wurtemburg Independent School District 1873 Creation yes* 1873
View New School District Chewton Independent School District 1911 Creation yes* 1911
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Lawrence County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952
View New School District Ellwood City Area School District 1959 Creation yes+ 1958–1959
View School District Dissolution Chewton Independent School District 1961 Dissolution yes* 1959–1961

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Wayne 5837765 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Slippery Rock Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1884 Boundary Realignment no* 1884–1891
View New Township Wayne Township Proposed 1897 Division no 1897
View New Borough Chewton Borough Proposed 1906 Creation no 1906
View New Borough Chewton Borough Proposed 1907 Creation no 1907–1908
View Annexation Ellwood City Borough Ordinance 341 no 1914–1915
View Annexation Ellwood City Borough Ordinance 335 no* 1914–1956
View Home Rule (County) Lawrence County Proposed 2002 Home Rule no 2002