Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Clinton, County of county County (Class: 6) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jun 21, 1839 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Allison, Township of Child current
Allison, Township of (thru 1870, defunct) Child most recent
Ashfield, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Avis, Borough of Child current
Bald Eagle, Township of (Clinton) Child current
Bald Eagle, Township of (Lycoming, defunct) Child former
Baldeagle, Township of (Clinton, alternate) Child variant
Beech Creek, Borough of Child current
Beech Creek, Township of Child current
Castanea, Township of Child current
Chapman, Township of (Clinton) Child current
Colebrook, Township of Child current
Crawford, Township of Child current
Dunnstable, Township of Child current
East Keating, Township of Child current
Flemington, Borough of Child current
Flemington, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Gallagher, Township of Child current
Gallaher, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Gallauher, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Great Island, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Green, Township of (Clinton, alternate) Child variant
Greene, Township of (Clinton) Child current
Grove, Township of (Clinton, defunct) Child most recent
Grugan, Township of Child current
Keating, Township of (Clinton, defunct) Child most recent
Lamar, Township of Child current
Leidy, Township of Child current
Limestone, Township of (Clinton, defunct) Child most recent
Lock Haven, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Lock Haven, City of Child current
Lock-Haven, Borough of (alternate) Child variant
Logan, Township of (Clinton) Child current
Logansville, Borough of (Clinton, defunct) Child most recent
Loganton, Borough of Child current
Lower Chapman, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Lumber, Township of Child former
Mill Hall, Borough of Child current
Noyes, Township of Child current
Pine Creek, Township of (Clinton) Child current
Porter, Township of (Clinton) Child current
Quiggleton, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Renovo, Borough of Child current
South Renovo, Borough of Child current
Upper Chapman, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Wayne, Township of (Clinton) Child current
West Keating, Township of Child current
Woodward, Township of (Clinton) Child current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42035 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214721 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q494093 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 18 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Centre, County of Reduction Jun 21, 1839
View Creation Lycoming, County of Reduction Jun 21, 1839
View Ascertainment Centre, County of Ascertainment 1859
View Reduction Cameron, County of Creation Oct 9, 1860
View Reduction Lycoming, County of Expansion Aug 2, 1867
View Expansion Lycoming, County of Reduction Mar 31, 1868
View Ascertainment Potter, County of Ascertainment 1869

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County Jun 21, 1839
View County, 7th Class Jul 10, 1919
View County, 6th Class Oct 1, 1971
View County, 7th Class Oct 15, 1971
View County, 6th Class Feb 9, 1976

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New Name Allison Township 1840 Creation yes+ 1840
View New Township Greene Township (Clinton) 1840 Creation yes* 1840
View New Name Crawford Township 1841 Creation yes Jan 14, 1841
View New Township Porter Township 1841 Creation yes Feb 17, 1841
View New Borough Lock Haven Borough 1841 Creation yes Apr 14, 1841
View Annexation Bald Eagle Township-Colebrook Township 1842 Annexation yes Feb 18, 1842
View New Township Woodward Township 1842 Creation yes Feb 18, 1842
View Annexation Dunnstable Township-Woodward Township 1844 Annexation yes May 17, 1844
View New Township Keating Township 1844 Creation yes Dec 21, 1844
View New Township Leidy Township 1848 Creation yes Feb 16, 1848
View Boundary Realignment Greene Township-Lamar Township 1848 Boundary Realignment yes Feb 17, 1848
View New Borough Mill Hall Borough 1849 Creation yes Apr 16, 1849
View New Township Gallagher Township 1849 Creation yes Sep 18, 1849
View New Township Beech Creek Township 1850 Creation yes May 15, 1850
View New Township Grugan Township 1852 Creation yes Sep 14, 1852
View Annexation Woodward Township-Allison Township 1852 Annexation yes Sep 14, 1852
View Annexation Allison Township-Lock Haven Borough 1853 Annexation yes Apr 7, 1853
View Boundary Realignment Greene Township-Lamar Township-Logan Township-Porter Township-Wayne Township 1854 Boundary Ascertainment yes Feb 16, 1854
View Boundary Realignment Allison Township-Lamar Township-Wayne Township 1858 Boundary Realignment yes* 1856–1858
View Boundary Realignment Chapman Township-Leidy Township 1859 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1857–1859
View Boundary Realignment Crawford Township-Greene Township 1859 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1858–1859
View Annexation Allison Township-Lock Haven Borough 1859 Annexation yes Mar 30, 1859
View Boundary Realignment Gallagher Township 1860 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1858–1860
View Boundary Realignment Grugan Township 1863 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1862–1863
View New Borough Flemington Borough 1866 Creation yes Feb 19, 1866
View New Name Lock Haven Borough 1866 New Corporate Style yes Mar 27, 1866
View New Borough Renovo Borough 1866 Creation yes May 15, 1866
View Dissolution Grove Township-Keating Township 1867 Merger yes Sep 21, 1867
View New School District Barton Independent School District 1868 Creation yes* 1868
View School District Annexation Bald Eagle Township-Flemington Borough 1869 School District Annexation yes* 1869
View New Borough Quiggleton Borough 1869 Creation yes Aug 2, 1869
View New Name Beech Creek Borough 1869 Creation yes* Sep 17, 1869
View New Borough Logansville Borough 1870 Creation yes Jan 18, 1870
View New City Lock Haven City 1870 Creation yes Nov 7, 1870
View Annexation Lamar Township-Dunnstable Township 1872 Annexation (1) yes* 1871–1872
View Annexation Lamar Township-Dunnstable Township 1872 Annexation (2) yes* 1872
View Boundary Realignment Colebrook Township-Gallagher Township-Woodward Township 1873 Independent School District yes* 1873
View New Township Noyes Township 1875 Creation yes* 1875
View New Township East Keating Township-West Keating Township 1875 Creation yes Feb 16, 1875
View Boundary Realignment Beech Creek Township-Noyes Township 1876 Boundary Realignment yes* 1876
View Boundary Realignment East Keating Township 1876 Boundary Realignment yes* 1875–1876
View Boundary Realignment Bald Eagle Township-Dunnstable Township 1877 Boundary Realignment yes* 1876–1877
View New Township Allison Township 1877 Creation yes Feb 12, 1877
View New Township Castanea Township 1877 Creation yes Dec 10, 1877
View Boundary Realignment Allison Township-Bald Eagle Township 1878 Boundary Realignment yes* 1877–1878
View Annexation Lock Haven City-Allison Township 1878 Annexation yes Jul 15, 1878
View School District Reversion Allison Township-Bald Eagle Township 1880 School District Reversion yes* 1880
View Boundary Realignment Wayne Township 1881 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1881
View School District Annexation Colebrook Township-Gallagher Township-Woodward Township 1882 Independent School District Boundary yes* 1881–1882
View Boundary Realignment Leidy Township 1884 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1883–1884
View Annexation Lock Haven City-Castanea Township 1885 Annexation yes* 1884–1885
View Boundary Realignment Beech Creek Township-Porter Township 1887 Boundary Realignment yes* 1886–1887
View Charter Amendment (Executive) Beech Creek Borough 1887 Charter Amendment (Burgess) yes Mar 26, 1887
View New Borough South Renovo Borough 1888 Creation yes* Jan 31, 1888
View New Name Loganton Borough 1888 Creation yes* Feb 29, 1888
View Boundary Realignment Beech Creek Township-Noyes Township 1889 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1889
View Annexation Dunnstable Township-Castanea Township 1889 Annexation yes* 1888–1889
View Boundary Realignment Dunnstable Township-Pine Creek Township 1889 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1888–1889
View Boundary Realignment East Keating Township-Leidy Township 1889 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1887–1889
View City Classification Pennsylvania 1889 City Classification yes May 8, 1889
View Boundary Realignment Dunnstable Township-Pine Creek Township 1891 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1890–1891
View New Borough Flemington Borough 1894 Creation yes* Apr 30, 1894
View Annexation Chapman Township-Renovo Borough 1894 Annexation yes* Oct 3, 1894
View Annexation Bald Eagle Township-Mill Hall Borough 1895 Annexation yes* May 17, 1895
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View New Borough Avis Borough 1908 Creation yes Apr 24, 1908
View General Law Lock Haven City 1913 General Law yes Aug 22, 1913
View Annexation Renovo Borough 1919 Ordinance yes* Jan 2, 1920
View Annexation Lock Haven City Ordinance 183 yes* Mar 10, 1938
View Annexation Flemington Borough 1942 Ordinance yes* Feb 8, 1943
View Annexation Lock Haven City Ordinance 252 yes Dec 18, 1947
View Annexation Lock Haven City Ordinance 314 yes Sep 8, 1952
View Annexation Lock Haven City Ordinance 324 yes Jul 22, 1953
View Annexation Lock Haven City Ordinance 432 yes Jul 18, 1958
View Annexation Loganton Borough Ordinance 147 yes* Jul 17, 1959
View Annexation Mill Hall Borough Ordinance 83 yes* 1960
View Annexation Loganton Borough 1968 Ordinance yes Jul 8, 1968
View Annexation Beech Creek Borough 1968 Ordinance yes May 20, 1969
View Annexation Lock Haven City Ordinance 730 yes Dec 24, 1969
View Council-Manager Form Lock Haven City 1972 Optional Charter yes Jan 3, 1972

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Charter Commission Election: "Shall a Charter Commission of nine (9) members be elected to study the charter and form of government of the City of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania, and to consider a new Charter and to make recommendations thereon?" Nov 5, 1968
View Election: "Shall the Council-Manager Plan of the Optional Third Class City Charter Law providing for six (6) Councilmen and a Mayor to be elected at large, be adopted by the City of Lock Haven?" Nov 4, 1969
View Resolution: [Reclassifying Clinton County from a seventh class county to a sixth class county] Oct 1, 1971
View Resolution: [Reclassifying Clinton County as a seventh class county] Oct 15, 1971
View Resolution: [Reclassifying Clinton County from a seventh class county to a sixth class county] Feb 9, 1976
View Charter Commission Election: [For or against the election of a government study commission for the City of Lock Haven] May 17, 1977
View Election: "Shall the Home Rule Charter contained in the report dated September, 1978 of the Government Study Commission, including the Mayor-Council form of government, prepared in accordance with the Home Rule Charter and Optional Plans Law, be adopted by the City of Lock Haven?" Nov 7, 1978 Rejected
View Charter Commission Election: "Shall a Government Study Commission of seven (7) members be elected to study the existing form of Government of the Municipality of Lock Haven, to consider the advisability of the adoption of an optional form of Government or a Home Rule Charter; to recommend the adoption of an optional form of Government; or to draft and recommend a Home Rule Charter" May 17, 1983
View Election: "SHOULD THE BOROUGH OF SOUTH RENOVO MERGE WITH THE BOROUGH OF RENOVO? IF APPROVED, THE COMBINED MUNICIPALITY WOULD BE KNOWN AS THE BOROUGH OF RENOVO, WOULD BE GOVERNED BY THE BOROUGH CODE, AND WOULD CONSIST OF TWO (2) WARDS (NORTH WARD AND SOUTH WARD) FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING MEMBERS OF ITS GOVERNING BODY." Nov 7, 1995

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Law Library Visit
Miscellaneous Docket (Com.Pl.) bk. A (1860s–1890s)
Miscellaneous Docket (Com.Pl.) bk. B–G (1900–1936)
Miscellaneous Docket (Com.Pl.) bk. H–J (portion indexed in front of book) (1936–1960s)
Miscellaneous Index (Com.Pl.) bk. 1960-1989 (1960–1989)
Other Papers (Com.Pl.) bk. "Lycoming County from 1820 to 1839" (1820–1839)
Other Papers (Com.Pl.) bk. "Centre County from 1822 to 1839" (1822–1839)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. C (1865–1874)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. D–E (1875–1895)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. F–I (1895–1927)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. J–P (1927–1966)
Quarter Sessions Index bk. A–C (1839–1874)
Quarter Sessions Index bk. 1965-1977 (1965–1977)
Road Docket bk. A–D (1839–1895)
Road Docket bk. E–G (1895–1955)
Road Index bk. C–D (1865–1894)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Clinton County 17500450 859 872
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Clinton County 5837256 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Clinton County 36432897 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Grove Township Proposed 1841 Division no* 1841
View New Township Colebrook Township-Dunnstable Township-Pine Creek Township Proposed 1846 New Township no* 1846
View Annexation Colebrook Township-Woodward Township Proposed 1845 Annexation no* 1845–1846
View New Township Chapman Township Proposed 1847 Division no* 1847
View New Township Bald Eagle Township Proposed 1847 Division no* 1847–1848
View Boundary Realignment Centre County-Clinton County Proposed 1848 Boundary Realignment unknown 1848
View New Township Crawford Township-Greene Township-Lamar Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1849 New Township no* 1849
View Annexation Colebrook Township-Woodward Township Proposed 1850 Annexation no* 1850
View Boundary Realignment Allison Township-Bald Eagle Township Proposed 1853 Boundary Realignment unknown 1853
View Boundary Realignment Greene Township-Logan Township Proposed 1852 Boundary Realignment no* 1852–1853
View Boundary Realignment Crawford Township-Greene Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1854 Boundary Realignment unknown 1854
View New School District Bald Eagle Township Proposed 1855 Independent School District no* 1855
View Annexation Colebrook Township-Woodward Township Proposed 1853 Annexation unknown 1853–1855
View New School District Bald Eagle Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District (1) no* 1856
View New School District Bald Eagle Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District (2) no* 1856
View Boundary Realignment Bald Eagle Township-Colebrook Township-Grugan Township-Woodward Township Proposed 1856 Boundary Realignment unknown 1856
View New School District Beech Creek Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District no* 1856
View Boundary Realignment Crawford Township-Lamar Township-Wayne Township to Greene Township Proposed 1855 Boundary Realignment no* 1855–1856
View New School District Lock Haven Borough Proposed 1855 Independent School District no 1855–1856
View New School District Logan Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District no* 1856
View Boundary Realignment Centre County-Clinton County Proposed 1857 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1857
View Boundary Realignment Crawford Township-Greene Township-Wayne Township Proposed 1855 Boundary Realignment unknown 1855–1857
View New School District Grove Township Proposed 1857 Independent School District no* 1857
View New Township Bald Eagle Township-Colebrook Township Proposed 1858 New Township no* 1858–1859
View Boundary Realignment Bald Eagle Township-Colebrook Township-Woodward Township Proposed 1863 Boundary Realignment unknown 1863
View New Township Ashfield Township Proposed 1866 Creation no* 1866
View Boundary Realignment Allison Township-Dunnstable Township Proposed 1866 Boundary Realignment unknown 1866–1867
View Annexation Allison Township-Flemington Borough Proposed 1867 Annexation no 1867
View New School District Greene Township Proposed 1868 Independent School District no* 1868
View New Borough Logansville Borough Proposed 1868 Creation (1) no 1868
View New Township Beech Creek Township-Colebrook Township Proposed 1869 New Township no* 1869
View New Township Crawford Township-Greene Township-Lamar Township Proposed 1869 New Township no* 1869
View New School District Greene Township Proposed 1869 Independent School District no* 1869
View New Borough Logansville Borough Proposed 1868 Creation (2) no* 1868–1869
View New Township Lower Chapman Township-Upper Chapman Township Proposed 1870 Creation no* 1870
View New Borough Great Island Borough Proposed 1874 Creation no 1874
View Boundary Realignment Colebrook Township-Dunnstable Township-Grugan Township-Pine Creek Township-Woodward Township to Gallagher Township Proposed 1877 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1877
View Boundary Realignment Colebrook Township-Gallagher Township-Grugan Township Proposed 1875 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1875–1877
View Annexation Mill Hall Borough 1878 Ordinance no 1878–1879
View New Township Allison Township Proposed 1884 Division no* 1884–1885
View School District Dissolution Barton Independent School District Proposed 1887 Dissolution unknown 1887
View Boundary Realignment Chapman Township-Grugan Township-Noyes Township Proposed 1889 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1889
View Annexation Lock Haven City-Castanea Township Proposed 1889 Annexation no* 1889–1890
View New Borough Flemington Borough Proposed 1891 Creation no 1891–1892
View Boundary Realignment Colebrook Township-Gallagher Township to Woodward Township Proposed 1893 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1893–1894
View Annexation Beech Creek Borough Ordinance 17 no 1903
View Annexation Beech Creek Borough Ordinance 18 no* 1903–1904
View Annexation Lock Haven City Ordinance 310 no 1952
View Home Rule Lock Haven City Proposed 1977 Home Rule no* 1977–1978
View Home Rule Lock Haven City Proposed 1983 Home Rule no 1983–1984
View Dissolution South Renovo Borough-Renovo Borough Proposed 1995 Merger no 1995
View Boundary Realignment Dunnstable Township-Woodward Township 2021 Boundary Ascertainment pending 2017–2021