Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 2, 1804 7



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


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 12 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201510248 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215976 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1893568 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 080245 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Burlington, Township of (Luzerne, defunct) Reduction Apr 2, 1804
View Reduction Troy, Township of (Bradford) Creation Dec 1815
View Reduction Towanda, Township of (defunct) Expansion Sep 1821
View Reduction Franklin, Township of (Bradford) Expansion 1823
View Reduction Granville, Township of (Bradford) Creation Feb 1831
View Expansion Smithfield, Township of (Bradford) Reduction 1834–1835
View Expansion Springfield, Township of (Bradford) Reduction 1834–1835
View Reduction Burlington, Borough of Creation Feb 15, 1854
View Reduction West Burlington, Township of Creation Feb 12, 1855
View Swap Franklin, Township of (Bradford) Separation 1865
View Swap Franklin, Township of (Bradford) Swap 1865
View Ascertainment Towanda, Township of Ascertainment 1897–1898

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 2, 1804
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 Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
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 Burlington Township-Burlington Borough 1896 School District Annexation yes* 1895–1896
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bradford County 6th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1931
View School District Dissolution Burlington Borough-Burlington Township 1938 School District Merger yes* 1938
View County Classification Bradford County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1941

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Burlington 5836903 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Burlington Township-Troy Township to Franklin Township Proposed 1821 Annexation no* 1821–1822
View Boundary Realignment Burlington Township-Towanda Township Proposed 1840 Boundary Realignment unknown 1840
View Annexation Burlington Township-Franklin Township Proposed 1855 Annexation unknown 1855