Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Forksville Borough 1880 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1880 Dec 22, 1880 Dec 22, 1880 Charter - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Elkland, Township of (Sullivan)
Reduction
Sullivan County
Part
PA
Part
Forksville, Borough of
Creation
Sullivan County
Part
PA
Part
Forks, Township of (Sullivan)
Reduction
Sullivan County
Part
PA
Part
Forksville, Borough of
Creation
Sullivan County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Forksville, Borough of Borough (Title 8)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Forksville Borough 1880 Creation shape petition (recorded) 1000 white oak on the right bank of the Loyal Sock Creek near the residence of Isaac Rogers in Forks Township

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Sullivan County, Pennsylvania Sessions 6 Sep 1880 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 2, 1871 (Pa. Laws 283, No. 264), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Sullivan County Charter Book v. 1, p. 30 Sec'y.St. 95351:62–66 Dec 22, 1880 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1890 Cns. Rep. Footnote e 303
View 1890 Cns. Rep. Footnote f 303
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 119
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 8 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940
View Streby Forks 1904 50