Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 7, 1839 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Clearfield, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Clearfield County, Pennsylvania 113 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4203325632 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216233 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5444263 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 170605 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Jordan, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction Feb 7, 1839
View Creation Penn, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction Feb 7, 1839
View Creation Pike, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction Feb 7, 1839
View Reduction Knox, Township of (Clearfield) Creation May 19, 1854
View Swap Jordan, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1859
View Swap Jordan, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1875
View Reduction Greenwood, Township of (Clearfield) Creation Mar 19, 1875
View Reference Hoyt, Township of (proposed) Reference Mar 19, 1875
View Expansion Chest, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction 1878–1879
View Expansion Jordan, Township of (Clearfield) Reduction 1878–1879
View Swap Jordan, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1886–1887
View Swap Pike, Township of (Clearfield) Swap 1890–1891
View Expansion Lumber City, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Jan 6, 2014

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 7, 1839
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 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 New Borough Lumber City Borough 1858 Creation yes* Aug 21, 1858
View Annexation Penn Township-Lumber City Borough Reconstructed 1858-1866 Annexation yes? 1858–1866
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
View Annexation Penn Township-Lumber City Borough Reconstructed 1942-1959 Annexation yes? 1942–1959

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 1, 2013: Approving a joint agreement between the municipalities under authority of the Pennsylvania Municipal Consolidation or Merger Act (53 P.S. §731), authorizing a referendum on a question of whether to merge the above municipalities at the primary election to be held on May 21, 2013 Feb 4, 2013

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Elections) Feb 20, 2013
Open Records Request (Elections) Feb 20, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Ferguson 5837213 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Bell Township-Ferguson Township-Penn Township Proposed 1839 Boundary Realignment unknown 1839
View Boundary Realignment Ferguson Township-Pike Township Proposed 1843 Boundary Realignment unknown 1843
View Boundary Realignment Ferguson Township-Jordan Township Proposed 1853 Boundary Realignment unknown 1853
View New Township Ferguson Township-Pike Township Proposed 1853 New Township unknown 1853
View Boundary Realignment Ferguson Township-Jordan Township Proposed 1854 Boundary Realignment unknown 1854–1855
View New Township Bell Township-Ferguson Township-Penn Township Proposed 1860 New Township unknown 1860
View Annexation Bell Township-Ferguson Township Proposed 1863 Annexation unknown 1863
View New Township Bell Township-Ferguson Township-Penn Township Proposed 1863 New Township unknown 1863
View New Township Bell Township-Ferguson Township-Penn Township Proposed 1871 New Township unknown 1871