Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New County Legislature Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1804 Mar 26, 1804 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Allegheny, Township of (Blair)
Reduction
Huntingdon County
Reduction
PA
Part
Allegheny, Township of (Cambria)
Creation
Somerset County
Expansion
Sub: Cambria County
Creation
PA
Part
Cambria, Township of (Cambria)
Whole
Somerset County
Part
PA
Part
Cambria, Township of (Cambria)
Whole
Somerset County
Part
Sub: Cambria County
Creation
PA
Part
Conemaugh, Township of (Somerset)
Reduction
Somerset County
Part
PA
Part
Conemaugh, Township of (Cambria)
Creation
Somerset County
Part
Sub: Cambria County
Creation
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Centre County
Expansion
Sub: Clearfield County
Creation
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Huntingdon County
Reduction
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Centre County
Expansion
Sub: Clearfield County
Creation
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Westmoreland County
Expansion
Sub: Jefferson County
Creation
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Lycoming County
Reduction
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Centre County
Expansion
Sub: McKean County
Creation
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Lycoming County
Part
PA
Part
Unknown (placeholder)
Part
Lycoming County
Part
Sub: Potter County
Creation
PA
Part
Tioga, Township of (Tioga)
Internal
Lycoming County
Part
PA
Part
Tioga, Township of (Tioga)
Internal
Lycoming County
Part
Sub: Tioga County
Creation
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Cambria, County of County (Unorganized)
Clearfield, County of County (Unorganized)
Jefferson, County of County (Unorganized)
McKean, County of County (Unorganized)
Potter, County of County (Unorganized)
Tioga, County of County (Unorganized)
Allegheny, Township of (Cambria) Township
Conemaugh, Township of (Cambria) Township

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Adams, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Allegheny, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Ashville, Borough of Cambria County PA
Barr, Township of Cambria County PA
Blacklick, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Brownstown, Borough of Cambria County PA
Cambria, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Carrolltown, Borough of Cambria County PA
Cassandra, Borough of Cambria County PA
Chest Springs, Borough of Cambria County PA
Chest, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Clearfield, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Conemaugh, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Cresson, Borough of Cambria County PA
Cresson, Township of Cambria County PA
Croyle, Township of Cambria County PA
Daisytown, Borough of Cambria County PA
Dale, Borough of Cambria County PA
Dean, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
East Carroll, Township of Cambria County PA
East Conemaugh, Borough of Cambria County PA
East Taylor, Township of Cambria County PA
Ebensburg, Borough of Cambria County PA
Ehrenfeld, Borough of Cambria County PA
Elder, Township of Cambria County PA
Ferndale, Borough of Cambria County PA
Franklin, Borough of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Gallitzin, Borough of Cambria County PA
Gallitzin, Township of Cambria County PA
Geistown, Borough of Cambria County PA
Hastings, Borough of Cambria County PA
Jackson, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Johnstown, City of Cambria County PA
Lilly, Borough of Cambria County PA
Lorain, Borough of Cambria County PA
Loretto, Borough of Cambria County PA
Lower Yoder, Township of Cambria County PA
Middle Taylor, Township of Cambria County PA
Munster, Township of Cambria County PA
Nanty Glo, Borough of Cambria County PA
Northern Cambria, Borough of Cambria County PA
Patton, Borough of Cambria County PA
Portage, Borough of Cambria County PA
Portage, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Reade, Township of Cambria County PA
Richland, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Sankertown, Borough of Cambria County PA
Scalp Level, Borough of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
South Fork, Borough of Cambria County PA
Southmont, Borough of Cambria County PA
Stonycreek, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Summerhill, Borough of Cambria County PA
Summerhill, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Susquehanna, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Tunnelhill, Borough of Cambria County PA
Upper Yoder, Township of Cambria County PA
Vintondale, Borough of Cambria County PA
Washington, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
West Carroll, Township of Cambria County PA
West Taylor, Township of Cambria County PA
Westmont, Borough of Cambria County PA
White, Township of (Cambria) Cambria County PA
Wilmore, Borough of Cambria County PA
Driftwood, Borough of Cameron County PA
Emporium, Borough of Cameron County PA
Gibson, Township of (Cameron) Cameron County PA
Lumber, Township of Cameron County PA
Portage, Township of (Cameron) Cameron County PA
Shippen, Township of (Cameron) Cameron County PA
Beccaria, Township of Clearfield County PA
Bell, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Bigler, Township of Clearfield County PA
Bloom, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Boggs, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Bradford, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Brady, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Brisbin, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Burnside, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Burnside, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Chest, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Chester Hill, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Clearfield, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Coalport, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Cooper, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Covington, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Curwensville, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Decatur, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
DuBois, City of Clearfield County PA
Falls Creek, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Ferguson, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Girard, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Glen Hope, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Goshen, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Graham, Township of Clearfield County PA
Grampian, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Greenwood, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Gulich, Township of Clearfield County PA
Houtzdale, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Huston, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Irvona, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Jordan, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Karthaus, Township of Clearfield County PA
Knox, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Lawrence, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Mahaffey, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Morris, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
New Washington, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Newburg, Borough of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Osceola, Borough of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Penn, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Pike, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Pine, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Ramey, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Sandy, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Troutville, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Union, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Wallaceton, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Westover, Borough of Clearfield County PA
Woodward, Township of (Clearfield) Clearfield County PA
Benezette, Township of Elk County PA
Fox, Township of (Elk) Elk County PA
Highland, Township of (Elk) Elk County PA
Horton, Township of Elk County PA
Jay, Township of (Elk) Elk County PA
Johnsonburg, Borough of Elk County PA
Jones, Township of Elk County PA
Millstone, Township of Elk County PA
Ridgway, Borough of Elk County PA
Ridgway, Township of Elk County PA
Saint Marys, City of Elk County PA
Spring Creek, Township of (Elk) Elk County PA
Cherry Tree, Borough of Indiana County PA
Barnett, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Beaver, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Bell, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Big Run, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Brockway, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Brookville, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Clover, Township of Jefferson County PA
Corsica, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Eldred, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Falls Creek, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Gaskill, Township of Jefferson County PA
Heath, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Henderson, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Knox, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
McCalmont, Township of Jefferson County PA
Oliver, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Perry, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Pine Creek, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Polk, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Porter, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Punxsutawney, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Reynoldsville, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Ringgold, Township of Jefferson County PA
Rose, Township of Jefferson County PA
Snyder, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Summerville, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Sykesville, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Timblin, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Union, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Warsaw, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Washington, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Winslow, Township of Jefferson County PA
Worthville, Borough of Jefferson County PA
Young, Township of (Jefferson) Jefferson County PA
Annin, Township of McKean County PA
Bradford, City of McKean County PA
Bradford, Township of (McKean) McKean County PA
Ceres, Township of McKean County PA
Corydon, Township of (McKean) McKean County PA
Eldred, Borough of McKean County PA
Eldred, Township of (McKean) McKean County PA
Foster, Township of (McKean) McKean County PA
Hamilton, Township of (McKean) McKean County PA
Hamlin, Township of McKean County PA
Kane, Borough of McKean County PA
Keating, Township of (McKean) McKean County PA
Lafayette, Township of McKean County PA
Lewis Run, Borough of McKean County PA
Liberty, Township of (McKean) McKean County PA
Mount Jewett, Borough of McKean County PA
Norwich, Township of McKean County PA
Otto, Township of McKean County PA
Port Allegany, Borough of McKean County PA
Sergeant, Township of (McKean) McKean County PA
Smethport, Borough of McKean County PA
Wetmore, Township of McKean County PA
Abbott, Township of Potter County PA
Allegany, Township of Potter County PA
Austin, Borough of Potter County PA
Bingham, Township of Potter County PA
Clara, Township of Potter County PA
Coudersport, Borough of Potter County PA
Eulalia, Township of Potter County PA
Galeton, Borough of Potter County PA
Genesee, Township of Potter County PA
Harrison, Township of (Potter) Potter County PA
Hebron, Township of Potter County PA
Hector, Township of Potter County PA
Homer, Township of Potter County PA
Keating, Township of (Potter) Potter County PA
Oswayo, Borough of Potter County PA
Oswayo, Township of Potter County PA
Pike, Township of (Potter) Potter County PA
Pleasant Valley, Township of Potter County PA
Portage, Township of (Potter) Potter County PA
Roulette, Township of Potter County PA
Sharon, Township of Potter County PA
Shinglehouse, Borough of Potter County PA
Stewardson, Township of Potter County PA
Summit, Township of (Potter) Potter County PA
Sweden, Township of Potter County PA
Sylvania, Township of Potter County PA
Ulysses, Borough of Potter County PA
Ulysses, Township of Potter County PA
West Branch, Township of Potter County PA
Wharton, Township of (Potter) Potter County PA
Bloss, Township of Tioga County PA
Blossburg, Borough of Tioga County PA
Brookfield, Township of Tioga County PA
Charleston, Township of Tioga County PA
Chatham, Township of Tioga County PA
Clymer, Township of Tioga County PA
Covington, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Deerfield, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Delmar, Township of Tioga County PA
Duncan, Township of Tioga County PA
Elk, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Elkland, Borough of Tioga County PA
Farmington, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Gaines, Township of Tioga County PA
Hamilton, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Jackson, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Knoxville, Borough of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Lawrence, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Lawrenceville, Borough of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Liberty, Borough of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Liberty, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Mansfield, Borough of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Middlebury, Township of Tioga County PA
Morris, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Nelson, Township of Tioga County PA
Osceola, Township of Tioga County PA
Putnam, Township of Tioga County PA
Richmond, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Roseville, Borough of Tioga County PA
Rutland, Township of Tioga County PA
Shippen, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Sullivan, Township of Tioga County PA
Tioga, Borough of Tioga County PA
Tioga, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Union, Township of (Tioga) Tioga County PA
Ward, Township of Tioga County PA
Wellsboro, Borough of Tioga County PA
Westfield, Borough of Tioga County PA
Westfield, Township of Tioga County PA
Elk, Township of (Warren) Warren County PA
Mead, Township of (Warren) Warren County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation: Cambria shape act Conemaugh river, at the south-east corner of Indiana county
View Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation: Clearfield shape act where the line dividing Cannon's and Brodhead's district strikes the west branch of Susquehanna river
View Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation: Jefferson shape act northeast corner of Venango county
View Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation: M'Kean shape act southeast corner of Warren county
View Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation: Potter shape act five miles north of the southeast corner of M'Kean county
View Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation: Tioga shape act five miles north of the south-east corner of number four, on Brodhead's district line on the eastern boundary of said number four

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 26, 1804 (17 Pa. Stat. at Large 769, Ch. 2478), §§ 1–15 direct
View Act of April 13, 1807 (18 Pa. Stat. at Large 679, Ch. 2876), § 1 include

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Pennsylvania Land Office Map no. 238 Jan 8, 1809 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Aldrich 1887 Chapter VIII. Organization of the County. 64–66
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry Comprehensive PA As of Feb 8, 2010 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Newberry GIS Counties As of Sep 30, 2011 Retrieved Jan 30, 2018
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 31
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 31
View Storey 1907 Chapter III. ORGANIZATION OF COUNTIES—CAMBRIA COUNTY TAKEN FORM SOMERSET AND HUNTINGDON—FIRST TOWNSHIPS IN CAMBRIA COUNTY. 39
View Storey 1907 Chapter III. ORGANIZATION OF COUNTIES—CAMBRIA COUNTY TAKEN FORM SOMERSET AND HUNTINGDON—FIRST TOWNSHIPS IN CAMBRIA COUNTY. 39
View Storey 1907 Chapter III. ORGANIZATION OF COUNTIES—CAMBRIA COUNTY TAKEN FORM SOMERSET AND HUNTINGDON—FIRST TOWNSHIPS IN CAMBRIA COUNTY. 39