Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1865 0



Name Relationship Status
Butler, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Butler County, Pennsylvania 540 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201984064 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4284064 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215006 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191116 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1183345 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 101593 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Clay, Township of (Butler) Reduction 1865

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) 1865

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 Butler County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1952
View County Classification Butler County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1992

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. West Sunbury Borough 17500450 156 157