Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1826 5



Name Relationship Status
Clearfield, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Clearfield County, Pennsylvania 109 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4203313200 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216229 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5093385 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 170335 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Beccaria, Township of Reduction 1826
View Creation Pike, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction 1826
View Reduction Bell, Township of (Clearfield) Creation May 4, 1835
View Reduction Burnside, Township of (Clearfield) Creation May 4, 1835
View Swap Burnside, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1858
View Expansion Bell, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction 1870–1871
View Reduction Newburg, Borough of (Clearfield) Creation Oct 4, 1875
View Reduction Ferguson, Township of (Clearfield) Expansion 1878–1879
View Ascertainment Burnside, Township of (Clearfield) Ascertainment 1881–1882
View Reduction Westover, Borough of Creation Sep 6, 1895

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1826
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 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 Chest 5837206 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Bell Township-Burnside Township-Chest Township Proposed 1856 New Township unknown 1856
View Boundary Realignment Chest Township-Jordan Township Proposed 1862 Boundary Realignment unknown 1862
View Annexation Newburg Borough 1916 Ordinance unknown 1916
View Boundary Realignment Beccaria Township-Chest Township-Jordan Township Proposed 1929 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1929–1930