Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New County Legislature Forest County 1848 Creation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1848 Apr 11, 1848 Resolution of Legislature - Date Approved

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Jenks, Township of
Whole
Jefferson County
Part
PA
Part
Jenks, Township of
Whole
Jefferson County
Part
Sub: Forest County
Creation
PA
Part
Tionesta, Township of (Forest, defunct)
Whole
Jefferson County
Part
PA
Part
Tionesta, Township of (Forest, defunct)
Whole
Jefferson County
Part
Sub: Forest County
Creation
PA
Part
Barnett, Township of (Forest)
Whole
Jefferson County
Part
PA
Part
Barnett, Township of (Forest)
Whole
Jefferson County
Part
Sub: Forest County
Creation
PA
Part
Heath, Township of (Forest, defunct)
Whole
Jefferson County
Part
PA
Part
Heath, Township of (Forest, defunct)
Whole
Jefferson County
Part
Sub: Forest County
Creation
PA
Part
Eldred, Township of (Jefferson)
Reduction
Jefferson County
Part
PA
Part
Eldred, Township of (Forest, defunct)
Creation
Jefferson County
Part
Sub: Forest County
Creation
PA
Part
Warsaw, Township of (Jefferson)
Reduction
Jefferson County
Part
PA
Part
Warsaw, Township of (Forest, defunct)
Creation
Jefferson County
Part
Sub: Forest County
Creation
PA
Part
Snyder, Township of (Jefferson)
Reduction
Jefferson County
Part
PA
Part
Snyder, Township of (Forest, defunct)
Creation
Jefferson County
Part
Sub: Forest County
Creation
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Forest, County of County (Unorganized)
Eldred, Township of (Forest, defunct) Township
Snyder, Township of (Forest, defunct) Township
Warsaw, Township of (Forest, defunct) Township

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Millstone, Township of Elk County PA
Barnett, Township of (Forest) Forest County PA
Howe, Township of (Forest) Forest County PA
Jenks, Township of Forest County PA

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Resolution of April 11, 1848 (1851 Pa. Laws 744, Ch. 9), § 1 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1870 Cns. Rep. Footnote m 250
View 1870 Cns. Rep. Footnote o 249
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 Scott 1888 CHAPTER VIII. FROM 1830 TO 1860. 68
View Scott 1888 CHAPTER XLI. HISTORY OF JENKS AND TIONESTA TOWNSHIPS. 563