Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Abington, Township of (Luzerne, defunct) municipality or lower Township no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1806 4 Nov 25, 1867

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Luzerne, County of Parent most recent
Wyoming, County of Parent former

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Tunkhannock, Township of (Wyoming) Reduction Aug 1806
View Reduction Nicholson, Township of (Wyoming) Expansion Nov 3, 1814
View Reduction Greenfield, Township of (Lackawanna) Creation Jan 1816
View *Reduction Clinton, Township of (Wyoming) Creation Feb 20, 1844
View Part Waverly, Borough of (defunct) Creation (Within) Jan 10, 1854
View Reduction Waverly, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1858
View Reduction Waverly, Borough of (defunct) Separation 1858
View Division North Abington, Township of Creation Nov 25, 1867
View Division South Abington, Township of Creation Nov 25, 1867

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 1806

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Wyoming County 1843 Creation yes+ May 1, 1843

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Abington Township-Nicholson Township Proposed 1808 Annexation no 1808–1809
View Annexation Abington Township Proposed 1813 Annexation unknown 1813
View Boundary Realignment Abington Township-Falls Township Proposed 1824 Boundary Realignment unknown 1824
View Boundary Realignment Abington Township-Falls Township Proposed 1826 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1826