Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 1, 1817 5



Name Relationship Status
Centre, County of Parent former
Clearfield, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Clearfield County, Pennsylvania 111 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4203316656 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216231 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5179360 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 170485 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Lawrence, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction May 1, 1817
View Reduction Girard, Township of (Clearfield) Creation 1832
View Reduction Karthaus, Township of Creation Feb 3, 1841
View Expansion Gibson, Township of (Clearfield, defunct) Dissolution Sep 6, 1845
View Expansion Karthaus, Township of Reduction 1853
View Expansion Girard, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction 1875–1877

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township May 1, 1817
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 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 Separation (County) Clearfield County 1822 Separation yes+ 1822
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 Covington 5837209 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Covington Township-Girard Township Proposed 1851 Boundary Realignment unknown 1851