Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 4, 1835 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Clearfield, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Clearfield County, Pennsylvania 102 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4203305192 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216223 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q4883289 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 170065 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Chest, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction May 4, 1835
View Creation Pike, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction May 4, 1835
View Swap Penn, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1855
View Reduction Chest, Township of (Clearfield) Expansion 1870–1871
View Reduction Greenwood, Township of (Clearfield) Creation Mar 19, 1875
View Reference Hoyt, Township of (proposed) Reference Mar 19, 1875
View Reduction Mahaffey, Borough of Creation May 15, 1889
View Swap Greenwood, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1900
View Swap Penn, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1900
View Expansion Greenwood, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction 1904–1905

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township May 4, 1835
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 Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View New Township Chinclelcamousche Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Clearfield County 6th to 5th yes Mar 14, 1921
View County Classification Clearfield County 5th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1931

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Bell 5837199 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Bell Township-Ferguson Township-Penn Township Proposed 1839 Boundary Realignment unknown 1839
View New Township Bell Township-Burnside Township-Chest Township Proposed 1856 New Township unknown 1856
View Boundary Realignment Bell Township-Penn Township Proposed 1856 Boundary Realignment unknown 1856
View New Township Bell Township-Ferguson Township-Penn Township Proposed 1860 New Township unknown 1860
View New Township Bell Township-Brady Township Proposed 1862 New Township unknown 1862
View New Township Bell Township-Brady Township-Penn Township Proposed 1862 New Township unknown 1862
View Annexation Bell Township-Ferguson Township Proposed 1863 Annexation unknown 1863
View New Township Bell Township-Ferguson Township-Penn Township Proposed 1863 New Township unknown 1863
View Annexation Bell Township-Penn Township Proposed 1864 Annexation unknown 1864
View New School District Bell Township Proposed 1870 Independent School District unknown 1870
View New Township Bell Township-Ferguson Township-Penn Township Proposed 1871 New Township unknown 1871
View School District Annexation Bell Township Proposed 1878 School District Annexation unknown 1878