Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 18, 1845 0



Name Relationship Status
Elk, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Elk County, Pennsylvania 01 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204705576 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216397 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1169236 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q4887567 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 240035 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Dec 18, 1845
View Ascertainment Gibson, Township of (Cameron) Ascertainment 1894–1895
View Ascertainment Shippen, Township of (Cameron) Ascertainment 1894–1895

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 18, 1845
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 New Township Chinclelcamousche Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Elk County 7th to 6th yes Nov 2, 1973

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Benezette 5837425 1 1