Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 17, 1786 9

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Elklick, Township of (alternate) Variant variant
Bedford, County of Parent former
Somerset, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Somerset County, Pennsylvania 14 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211123168 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217047 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5364046 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 560425 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Brothersvalley, Township of Reduction Jan 17, 1786
View Reduction Greenville, Township of Creation 1812
View Reduction Summit, Township of (Somerset) Creation Feb 5, 1842
View Swap Addison, Township of Swap 1853
View Swap Milford, Township of (Somerset) Swap 1853
View Ascertainment Greenville, Township of Ascertainment 1856–1857
View Reduction Salisbury, Borough of Creation Aug 29, 1862
View Reduction Summit, Township of (Somerset) Expansion 1875
View Reduction? Salisbury, Borough of Expansion? 1862–1876
View Expansion Addison, Township of Reduction 1884–1886
View Reduction Summit, Township of (Somerset) Expansion 1887
View Reduction Salisbury, Borough of Expansion 1904
View Ascertainment Unorganized (placeholder) Ascertainment 1898–1909
View Ascertainment Summit, Township of (Somerset) Ascertainment 1952–1955
View Reduction Salisbury, Borough of Expansion 1989–1990

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 17, 1786
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 Township Bedford County 1771 Township Division yes+ Apr 16, 1771
View New County Somerset County 1795 Creation yes+ Apr 17, 1795
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Elk Lick 5838271 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Salisbury Borough Proposed 1857 Creation no 1857
View Boundary Realignment Elk Lick Township-Greenville Township Proposed 1876 Boundary Realignment no* 1876–1877
View Boundary Realignment Elk Lick Township-Greenville Township Proposed 1893 Boundary Realignment unknown 1893–1894