Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1833 1



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 07 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211326736 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217071 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5469838 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 570215 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Shrewsbury, Township of (Lycoming) Reduction 1833
View Reduction Forksville, Borough of Creation Dec 22, 1880
View Ascertainment Hillsgrove, Township of Ascertainment 1895
View Ascertainment Cherry, Township of (Sullivan) Ascertainment 1901–1903

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1833
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 Forks 5838299 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Forksville Borough Proposed 1867 Creation no* 1867