Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 27, 1868 1



Name Relationship Status
Armstrong, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Armstrong County, Pennsylvania 49 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200583024 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215865 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1773685 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 031295 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Franklin, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Division Jan 27, 1868
View Reduction Worthington, Borough of Expansion 1894
View Ascertainment Sugarcreek, Township of (Armstrong) Ascertainment 1927

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 27, 1868
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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 West Franklin 5836758 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Worthington Borough-West Franklin Township Proposed 1878 Annexation no* 1878
View Boundary Realignment Sugarcreek Township-West Franklin Township Proposed 1897 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1897
View Home Rule (County) Armstrong County Proposed 1996 Home Rule no 1996–1997