Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Athens, Township of (Bradford) municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1797 11

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent current
Luzerne, County of Parent former
Lycoming, County of Parent former
Ontario, County of (defunct) Parent former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 09 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201503400 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215974 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1893480 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 080185 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Tioga, Township of (Bradford, defunct) Reduction 1797
View Expansion Wysox, Township of Reduction 1813
View Reduction Wells, Township of (Bradford) Creation Aug 1813
View Reduction Ridgebury, Township of Creation Feb 9, 1818
View Reduction Litchfield, Township of Creation Dec 1821
View Reduction Sheshequin, Township of Expansion 1823–1824
View Part Athens, Borough of Creation (Within) Apr 4, 1831
View Reduction Athens, Borough of Separation Apr 16, 1845
View Reduction Athens, Borough of Expansion 1855
View Reduction South Waverly, Borough of Creation Feb 2, 1878
View Reduction Athens, Borough of Expansion 1886–1887
View Ascertainment Barton, Town of (NY) Ascertainment Aug 19, 1890
View Ascertainment Chemung, Town of (NY) Ascertainment Aug 19, 1890
View Reduction Sayre, Borough of Creation Feb 10, 1891
View Expansion Athens, Borough of Reduction 1959–1960
View Reduction Athens, Borough of Expansion 1959–1960

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1797
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View Annexation Luzerne County-Lycoming County 1804 Annexation yes+ Apr 2, 1804
View New County Ontario County-Susquehanna County 1810 Creation yes+ Feb 21, 1810
View New Name Bradford County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 24, 1812
View Separation (County) Bradford County-Susquehanna County-Tioga County 1812 Separation yes+ Oct 13, 1812
View School District Annexation Athens Township-Athens Borough 1870 School District Annexation (1) yes* 1870
View School District Annexation Athens Township-Athens Borough 1870 School District Annexation (2) yes* 1870
View New School District Sayre Independent School District 1882 Creation yes* 1881–1882
View School District Reversion Athens Borough-Athens Township 1894 School District Reversion yes* 1892–1894
View School District Annexation Athens Township-Sayre Borough 1908 School District Annexation yes* 1908
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bradford County 6th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1931
View County Classification Bradford County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1941

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Athens Borough-Athens Township Proposed 1860 Annexation unknown 1860
View School District Annexation Athens Township-Athens Borough Proposed 1872 School District Annexation unknown 1872
View School District Annexation Athens Township-Athens Borough Proposed 1874 School District Annexation no 1874
View School Districts Athens Borough-Athens Township Proposed 1878 School District Boundary Realignment unknown 1878–1879
View School District Reversion Athens Borough-Athens Township Proposed 1880 School District Reversion unknown 1880
View Annexation Athens Borough-Athens Township Proposed 1892 Annexation no* 1892–1893
View Annexation Athens Borough-Athens Township Proposed 1897 Annexation no* 1897–1898
View Annexation Sayre Borough Ordinance 394 no* 1961
View Dissolution Guthrie Borough Proposed 1980 Creation no* 1980
View Annexation Athens Township-Sayre Proposed 1989 Annexation no* 1989