Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 14, 1863 0



Name Relationship Status
Crawford, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Crawford County, Pennsylvania 48 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4203984008
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216328 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7986477 View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 201475 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation South Shenango, Township of Reduction Aug 14, 1863
View Creation Turnersville, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Aug 14, 1863
View Ascertainment Kinsman, Township of (OH) Ascertainment 1878–1887
View Ascertainment Williamsfield, Township of (OH) Ascertainment 1878–1887
View Ascertainment Greene, Township of (Mercer) Ascertainment May 16, 1910
View Ascertainment Jamestown, Borough of Ascertainment May 16, 1910

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 14, 1863
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 Borough Turnersville Borough 1851 Creation yes Apr 15, 1851
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
State Agency Reports (Dep't.Educ.) bk. 1863–1866 (1863–1866)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 West Shenango 5837321 1 1