Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1804 2



Name Relationship Status
Lycoming, County of Parent former
Sullivan, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Sullivan County, Pennsylvania 06 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211323144 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217070 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5364347 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 570185 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Shrewsbury, Township of (Lycoming) Reduction 1804
View Swap Hepburn, Township of Swap Dec 4, 1824
View Reduction Fox, Township of (Lycoming, defunct) Creation Feb 15, 1840
View Swap Hillsgrove, Township of Swap 1866–1867
View Reduction Forksville, Borough of Creation Dec 22, 1880
View Ascertainment Fox, Township of (Sullivan) Ascertainment 1906–1907

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1804
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 Sullivan County 1848 Creation yes Jan 3, 1848
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 Elkland 5838298 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Prospect Township Proposed 1836 Creation no* 1836
View Boundary Realignment Elkland Township-Fox Township-Hillsgrove Township Proposed 1862 Boundary Realignment unknown 1862
View New Borough Forksville Borough Proposed 1867 Creation no* 1867