Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 12, 1856 1



Name Relationship Status
Jefferson, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Jefferson County, Pennsylvania 03 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4206505200 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216557 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q4883290 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 330095 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Young, Township of (Jefferson) Reduction Dec 12, 1856
View Reduction Punxsutawney, Borough of Expansion Nov 6, 1956

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 12, 1856
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Bell 5837625 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Bell Township-Young Township Proposed 1867 Boundary Realignment unknown 1867
View Boundary Realignment Bell Township-Gaskill Township Proposed 1868 Boundary Realignment unknown 1868–1869
View School District Annexation Bell Township-McCalmont Township Proposed 1870 School District Annexation unknown 1870
View School District Annexation Gaskill Township-Bell Township Proposed 1874 School District Annexation unknown 1874
View School District Annexation Bell Township-Young Township Proposed 1894 School District Annexation no* 1894–1895