Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1828 5

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Clearfield, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Clearfield County, Pennsylvania 112 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4203318456 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216232 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5248808 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 170545 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bradford, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction 1828
View Reduction Boggs, Township of (Clearfield) Creation 1838
View Reduction Woodward, Township of (Clearfield) Creation Feb 3, 1846
View Reduction Osceola Mills, Borough of (defunct) Creation Sep 27, 1865
View Swap Boggs, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1869–1871
View Reduction Chester Hill, Borough of Creation May 5, 1883
View Reduction Chester Hill, Borough of Expansion 1957

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1828
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 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 School District Annexation Decatur Township-Osceola Borough 1888 School District Annexation yes* 1887–1888
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 Decatur 5837211 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Decatur Township Proposed 1840 Division no* 1840–1841
View New Township Boggs Township-Decatur Township-Woodward Township Proposed 1884 New Township no* 1884–1885
View New Township Boggs Township-Decatur Township-Woodward Township Proposed 1886 New Township no* 1886
View New Township Decatur Township Proposed 1892 Division no* 1892
View Boundary Realignment Decatur Township-Woodward Township 1930 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1930