Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 7, 1831 13

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Franklin, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Franklin County, Pennsylvania 24 Lead
View cadastral Franklin County, Pennsylvania 25 Lead
View cadastral Franklin County, Pennsylvania 26 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4205581824
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4281824
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215248 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1214022 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1181108 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 280633 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Washington, Township of (Franklin) Part Mar 7, 1831
View Separation Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction Mar 7, 1843
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction 1888–1889
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction Mar 24, 1915
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction 1931
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction Nov 3, 1943
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction 1952
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction 1964
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction 1964
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction 1966
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction 1966
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction Nov 7, 1967
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction Dec 5, 1967
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction May 26, 1970
View Expansion Washington, Township of (Franklin) Reduction May 26, 1970

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Mar 7, 1831
View Borough (Title 8) Apr 15, 1852

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Waynesburg Borough 1819 Creation yes May 4, 1819
View Dissolution Waynesburg Borough-Washington Township 1825 Merger yes Apr 1, 1825
View New School District Waynesboro Borough 1853 New School District yes* Mar 1, 1853
View School District Dissolution Waynesboro Borough 1853 School District Dissolution yes* Mar 28, 1853
View Charter Amendment (Executive) Waynesboro Borough 1879 Charter Amendment (Burgess) yes* 1879
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Franklin County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1972
View County Classification Franklin County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 2012

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 184: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, a certain section of the Township of Washington, in the County of Franklin and State of Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to said Borough of Waynesboro, in accordance with the prayer of a petition of a majority of the freehold owners of the lots and outlots embraced within said section Mar 18, 1915 Mar 19, 1915 p. 64–68
View Ordinance 309: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, certain land in Washington Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to said Borough of Waynesboro, upon the petition of all of the free holders of the said land Feb 19, 1931 Feb 19, 1931 p. 108–109
View Ordinance 386: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, certain land in Washington Township, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to the southern limits of the Borough of Waynesboro, upon petition of majority of the freeholders of the lands proposed to be annexed Aug 19, 1943 Aug 19, 1943
View Ordinance 446: Annexing certain lands adjacent to the Borough of Waynesboro, Penna. situate in the Township of Washington, Franklin County, Penna., upon petition of a majority of the freeholders of the territory proposed to be annexed Apr 21, 1952 Apr 21, 1952
View Rejected Ordinance 520: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Penna. certain lands in Washington Township, formerly lying adjacent to eastern limits of the Borough of Waynesboro, upon petition of the freeholders of the lands proposed to be annexed Mar 21, 1961 Vetoed p. 166–168
View Ordinance 554: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, a section of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and northwest of said borough and being the property of South Penn Power Company, Harry Good and Izola A. Good and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania May 20, 1964 May 20, 1964 May 23, 1964
View Ordinance 558: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, a section of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania adjacent to and south of said borough and being the property of the Waynesboro Industrial Development Corporation Aug 5, 1964 Aug 6, 1964 Aug 7, 1964
View Ordinance 581: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Penna., a section in Washington Township, Franklin County, Penna., adjacent to and northwest of said borough and being the property of Harry Good Feb 16, 1966 Feb 16, 1966 Mar 1, 1966
View Ordinance 582: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Penna., a section of Washington Township, in Franklin, Penna., adjacent to and east of said borough and being the property of Frederick B. Terry, his wife, the School District of the Borough of Mont Alto, Waynesboro Area Merged School District, Quincy Merged School District, and Waynesboro Shopping Center, Inc. May 4, 1966 May 4, 1966 May 18, 1966
View Ordinance 595: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Penna, a section in Washington Township, Franklin County, Penna, adjacent to and west of said Borough Dec 21, 1966 Dec 21, 1966 Dec 23, 1966
View Ordinance 608: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, a section of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania adjacent to and south of said borough and being the property of the Waynesboro Industrial Development Corporation: and a section of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania adjacent to and north of said borough and being the property of the Borough of Waynesboro, Penna. and Harry Knox Jul 17, 1967 Jul 18, 1967
View Ordinance 692: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania, a section of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north of said borough and being the property of the Waynesboro Area School District; Clayton Starliper and Esther Starliper, and Mentzer and Reed, Partnership; a section of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania adjacent to the west of said borough and being property of Millard A. Ullman and Thomas M. Painter, a partnership; and a section of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania adjacent to the east of said borough and being the property of M. A. Hollengreen Apr 15, 1970 Apr 18, 1970
View Ordinance 693: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania a section of Washin[g]ton Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south of said borough and being the property of Landis Tool Company a division of Litton Industries Apr 21, 1970 Apr 22, 1970
View Ordinance 744: Annexing to the Borough of Waynesboro, Franklin County, Pennsylvania a section of Washington Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania adjacent to and north of said borough and being the property of Tasco, Inc. Feb 7, 1973 Feb 14, 1973

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Miscellaneous Docket (Q.Sess.) bk. 2 (1951–1958)
View
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code): "Those fourteen (14) ordinances listed under Appendix II (Annexation of Territory) of the codification of ordinances (as of 1985) of the Borough of Waynesboro, namely: 184, dated 19-Mar-1915; 309, dated 19-Feb-1931; 386, dated 19-Aug-1943; 446, dated 21-Apr-1952; 520, dated 21-Mar-1961; 554, enacted/approved 20-May-1964; 558, enacted/approved 5-Aug-1964; 581, enacted/approved 16-Feb-1966; 582, enacted/approved 4-May-1966; 595, dated 21-Dec-1966; 608, dated 17-Jul-1967; 692, dated 15-Apr-1970; 693, dated 21-Apr-1970; & 744, dated 7-Feb-1973." Nov 18, 2012
Road Docket bk. 6 (1949–1962)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Waynesboro Borough 17500451 23 38
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Waynesboro 5837522 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Waynesboro 36433014 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Waynesboro Borough Ordinance 520 no 1961
View Annexation Waynesboro Borough Ordinance 744 no* 1973