Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 1806 6



Name Relationship Status
Luzerne, County of Parent former
Susquehanna, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211514224
View county Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 07 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217080 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1171999 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5133068 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 580215 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Nicholson, Township of (Wyoming) Reduction Apr 1806
View Reduction Gibson, Township of (Susquehanna) Creation Nov 1813
View Reduction Herrick, Township of (Susquehanna) Creation May 1825
View Reduction Dundaff, Borough of (defunct) Creation Mar 5, 1828
View Reduction Union Dale, Borough of Creation Jan 12, 1885
View Reduction Forest City, Borough of Creation Aug 25, 1888
View Ascertainment Herrick, Township of (Susquehanna) Ascertainment 1890–1892
View Ascertainment Fell, Township of Ascertainment 1891–1896
View Ascertainment Greenfield, Township of (Lackawanna) Ascertainment 1891–1896
View Expansion Dundaff, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Sep 22, 1920

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 1806
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 New County Ontario County-Susquehanna County 1810 Creation yes+ Feb 21, 1810
View Separation (County) Bradford County-Susquehanna County-Tioga County 1812 Separation yes+ Oct 13, 1812
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 Clifford 5838312 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Clifford Township Proposed 1799 Creation unknown 1799
View Annexation Union Dale Borough 1903 Ordinance no 1903–1904