Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1813 3



Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 17 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201515376 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215978 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894027 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 080335 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Smithfield, Township of (Bradford) Reduction Aug 1813
View Reduction Troy, Township of (Bradford) Expansion 1839–1840
View Reduction Sylvania, Borough of Creation Sep 8, 1853
View Reduction? Sylvania, Borough of Expansion? 1853–1869

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 1813
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
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 Bradford County 6th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1931
View County Classification Bradford County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1941

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances with Tables

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Columbia 5836905 1 1