Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 1814 2



Name Relationship Status
Susquehanna, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211513504 Lead
View county Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 06 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217245 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1171795 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5103687 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 580185 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Rush, Township of (Susquehanna) Reduction Jan 1814
View Reduction Apolacon, Township of Creation Nov 27, 1846
View Reduction Friendsville, Borough of Creation Mar 16, 1849
View Ascertainment Vestal, Town of (NY) Ascertainment Aug 19, 1890

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 1814
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 Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Susquehanna County 7th to 6th yes Oct 26, 1981

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Choconut 5838311 1 1