Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New County Legislature Wyoming County 1843 Creation yes+

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1842–1843 May 1, 1843 Act of Legislature - Listed Effective Date

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Tunkhannock, Township of (Wyoming)
Whole
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Tunkhannock, Township of (Wyoming)
Whole
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Braintrim, Township of (Wyoming)
Whole
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Braintrim, Township of (Wyoming)
Whole
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Nicholson, Township of (Wyoming)
Internal
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Nicholson, Township of (Wyoming)
Internal
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Windham, Township of (Wyoming)
Whole
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Windham, Township of (Wyoming)
Whole
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Eaton, Township of
Whole
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Eaton, Township of
Whole
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Monroe, Township of (Wyoming)
Internal
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Monroe, Township of (Wyoming)
Internal
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Washington, Township of (Wyoming)
Whole
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Washington, Township of (Wyoming)
Whole
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Tunkhannock, Borough of
Whole
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Tunkhannock, Borough of
Whole
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Abington, Township of (Luzerne, defunct)
Part
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Abington, Township of (Luzerne, defunct)
Part
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Exeter, Township of (Luzerne)
Reduction
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Exeter, Township of (Wyoming)
Creation
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Falls, Township of (Luzerne, defunct)
Reduction
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Falls, Township of (Wyoming)
Creation
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Lake, Township of (Luzerne)
Part
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Lake, Township of (Luzerne)
Part
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Lehman, Township of (Luzerne)
Part
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Lehman, Township of (Luzerne)
Part
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Northmoreland, Township of (Luzerne, defunct)
Reduction
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Northmoreland, Township of (Wyoming)
Creation
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Ross, Township of (Luzerne)
Part
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Ross, Township of (Luzerne)
Part
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part
Fairmount, Township of
Part
Luzerne County
Reduction
PA
Part
Fairmount, Township of
Part
Wyoming County
Creation
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Wyoming, County of County
Exeter, Township of (Wyoming) Township
Falls, Township of (Wyoming) Township
Northmoreland, Township of (Wyoming) Township

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 4, 1842 (Pa. Laws 222, No. 79), §§ 1–18 direct
View Act of June 28, 1842 (Pa. Laws 306, No. 104), §§ 1–2 direct

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Wyoming County Map Book
Instrument
v. 11, p. 96
no. 1991000589
Mar 4, 1991 reference
Wyoming County Map Book
Instrument
v. 15, p. 48
no. 1996015048
Jun 14, 1996 reference
Pennsylvania Land Office Map no. 241 1842 direct
Pennsylvania Land Office Map no. 3674 Jun 3, 1842 direct
Pennsylvania Land Office Map no. 3675 Jun 3, 1842 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Bradsby 1893 CHAPTER XXI. TOWNSHIPS AND BOROUGHS. 597
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 Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 137
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 137
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 137