Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jun 2, 1884 4



Name Relationship Status
Cambria, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cambria County, Pennsylvania 67 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202184080 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216100 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7998864 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 111835 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Taylor, Township of (Cambria, defunct) Division Jun 2, 1884
View Swap Jackson, Township of (Cambria) Swap 1888–1889
View Reduction Coopersdale, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1890
View Reduction Johnstown, City of Expansion 1893
View Reduction Rosedale, Borough of (defunct) Creation Dec 17, 1894
View Reduction Middle Taylor, Township of Creation Jun 30, 1908

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jun 2, 1884
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View New Township Bedford County 1771 Township Division yes+ Apr 16, 1771
View New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
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 Taylor 5837047 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation West Taylor Township-Coopersdale Borough Proposed 1888 Annexation no* 1888