Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 1805 4



Name Relationship Status
Centre, Township of (Snyder, alternate) Variant variant
Northumberland, County of Parent former
Snyder, County of Parent current
Union, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Snyder County, Pennsylvania 04 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4210912060 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217029 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5059426 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 550125 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Beaver, Township of (Snyder) Reduction Apr 1805
View Creation Penn, Township of (Snyder) Reduction Apr 1805
View Reduction Washington, Township of (Snyder) Creation Dec 14, 1818
View Reduction Union, Township of (Union) Expansion 1822–1824
View Reduction Middlecreek, Township of (Snyder) Creation Sep 1838
View Reduction Franklin, Township of (Snyder) Creation May 28, 1853

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 1805
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 New County Union County 1813 Creation yes+ Nov 1, 1813
View New County Snyder County 1855 Creation yes Dec 1, 1855
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Snyder County 8th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1941

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Center 5838250 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Berlin Township Proposed 1809 Creation no* 1809
View New Township Franklin Township Proposed 1822 Creation no* 1822
View Boundary Realignment Beaver Township-Center Township-West Buffalo Township to Hartley Township Proposed 1825 Boundary Realignment unknown 1825–1826
View New Township Franklin Township Proposed 1842 Creation no* 1842
View Boundary Realignment Center Township-Franklin Township 1883 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1883
View Boundary Realignment Adams Township-Center Township 1884 Boundary Realignment unknown 1884
View Boundary Realignment Snyder County-Union County 1890s Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1896–1899