Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Williamsburg, Borough of (Blair) municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Oct 10, 1892 Nov 15, 1892 8

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Blair, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Blair County, Pennsylvania 23 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201385272
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4285272
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214947 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191479 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q672989 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 070693 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction Nov 15, 1892
View Expansion Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction 1905
View Expansion Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction 1905
View Expansion Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction Sep 20, 1917
View Expansion Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction 1923
View Expansion Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction 1923
View Expansion Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction Feb 26, 1943
View Expansion Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction Mar 21, 1949
View Expansion Woodbury, Township of (Blair) Reduction Nov 8, 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 15, 1892

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Williamsburg Borough 1828 Creation yes Mar 21, 1828
View Annexation Woodbury Township-Williamsburg Borough 1832 Annexation yes Apr 3, 1832
View Separation Williamsburg Borough 1839 Separation yes Jul 2, 1839
View Dissolution Williamsburg Borough 1840 Dissolution yes Mar 31, 1840
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 46: Providing for the annexation of portions of Woodbury Township, lying immediately northwest and southwest of the Borough of Williamsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, and adjacent thereto, known as the Bottenfield extension to said borough and the Fay Saw Mill lots, respectively Aug 12, 1905 Aug 12, 1905 p. 105–108
View Ordinance 47: Providing for the annexation of the portion of Woodbury Township, being immediately northwest of the Borough of Williamsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, and adjacent thereto, known as The Williamsburg Paper Manufacturing Company Extension to said borough Aug 28, 1905 Aug 28, 1905 p. 109–111
View Ordinance 97: Providing for the annexation of portions of Woodburry Township, lying immediately adjacent to and south of the Borough of Williamsburg, to the said borough Jul 9, 1917 Jul 9, 1917 p. 124–133
View Ordinance 103: Providing for the annexation of portions of Woodbury Township immediately adjacent to and south of the Borough of Williamsburg to the said borough Apr 2, 1923 Apr 2, 1923 p. 5–6
View Ordinance 105: Providing for the annexation of portion of Woodbury Township immediately adjacent to and south of the Borough of Williamsburg to the said borough Aug 6, 1923 Aug 6, 1923 p. 9–10
View Ordinance 122: Annexing to the Borough of Williamsburg a parcel of property owned by Margaret E. Robeson, in Catharine Township, Blair County, adjoining and northeast of the Borough of Williamsburg Mar 4, 1935 Mar 4, 1935 p. 41
View Ordinance 142: Annexing to the Borough of Williamsburg, Blair County, Pennsylvania, a section of Woodbury Township, Blair County, Penna., adjacent to and southwest of the said borough Jan 4, 1943 Jan 4, 1943 p. 35–36
View Ordinance 159: Annexing to the Borough of Williamsburg, a section of Woodbury Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and southwest of said borough, known as Patterson Heights, and herein described Jan 17, 1949 p. 62
View Ordinance 244: Providing for the annexation of land in Woodbury Township, Blair County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the Borough Feb 26, 1967 Feb 28, 1967

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jun 30, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Williamsburg Borough 17500449 150 151

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Williamsburg Borough Ordinance 122 no* 1935
View Annexation Catharine Township-Williamsburg Borough Proposed 1986 Annexation no 1986