Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1806 37

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Mercer, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Mercer County, Pennsylvania 31 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4208583976 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216822 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7986425 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 431325 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1806
View Expansion Shenango, Township of (Crawford, defunct) Reduction Mar 28, 1808
View Part West Greenville, Borough of (defunct) Creation (Within) Jun 7, 1838
View Reduction West Greenville, Borough of (defunct) Separation Mar 7, 1840
View Reduction Greene, Township of (Mercer) Creation Jan 22, 1844
View Reduction Hempfield, Township of (Mercer) Creation May 24, 1856
View Reduction West Greenville, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Apr 5, 1862
View Expansion Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Jan 18, 1866
View Reference West Greenville, Borough of (defunct) Reference Jan 18, 1866
View Expansion Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Mar 3, 1870
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Jan 30, 1877
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Jan 30, 1877
View Ascertainment Kinsman, Township of (OH) Ascertainment 1878–1887
View Ascertainment Vernon, Township of (Trumbull) (OH) Ascertainment 1878–1887
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion 1890
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion 1894
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Dec 30, 1912
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Dec 30, 1912
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Dec 16, 1914
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Nov 15, 1915
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Jan 11, 1919
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Jan 11, 1919
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion 1928
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion 1930
View Ascertainment Sugar Grove, Township of (Mercer) Ascertainment 1930–1933
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Jan 28, 1935
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Nov 12, 1935
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Nov 6, 1940
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion 1947
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion 1948
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion 1948
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Jul 30, 1951
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Nov 10, 1951
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Nov 12, 1953
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Nov 12, 1953
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Mar 1, 1954
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Aug 12, 1954
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Aug 15, 1956
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Dec 7, 1958
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Jan 8, 1962
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Feb 12, 1963
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Nov 29, 1967
View Reduction Greenville, Borough of (Mercer, defunct) Expansion Nov 5, 1968

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1806
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
View County Classification Mercer County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 West Salem 5837969 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Separation West Greenville Borough Proposed 1839 Separation no* 1839–1840
View Dissolution West Greenville Borough Proposed 1841 Dissolution no* 1841
View Annexation West Salem Township-Sugar Grove Township Proposed 1869 Annexation unknown 1869
View New Township Greene Township-Sugar Grove Township-West Salem Township Proposed 1874 New Township no 1874
View New School District Shenango Independent School District Proposed 1877 Creation no 1877
View Annexation Greenville Borough 1899 Ordinance unknown 1899
View Annexation Greenville Borough Ordinance 195 no* 1910–1912
View Home Rule (County) Mercer County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974