Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 8, 1821 4



Name Relationship Status
Warren, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4212323064 Lead
View county Warren County, Pennsylvania 08 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217163 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5364152 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 620275 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Kinzua, Township of (defunct) Creation Mar 8, 1821
View Creation (Within) Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Mar 8, 1821
View Separation Kinzua, Township of (defunct) Reduction May 3, 1830
View Expansion Corydon, Township of (McKean) Reduction 1833
View Reduction Corydon, Township of (McKean) Expansion 1833
View Reduction Glade, Township of Creation Mar 8, 1844
View Reduction Pine Grove, Township of (Warren) Expansion Jan 20, 1855
View Expansion Glade, Township of Reduction Jan 9, 1856
View Ascertainment South Valley, Town of (NY) Ascertainment Aug 19, 1890

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township (Unorganized) Mar 8, 1821
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 Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View New Township Ceres Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View New Township Venango County 1806 Township Division yes+ Jun 1806
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Warren County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1962

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Elk 5838417 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Warren County Proposed 1823 Township Annexation unknown 1823
View Annexation Elk Township-Pine Grove Township Proposed 1854 Annexation unknown 1854
View Home Rule (County) Warren County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1975
View County Classification Warren County Proposed 6th to 7th no* 2021–2022