Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 18, 1843 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Elk, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Elk County, Pennsylvania 03 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204727088 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216399 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5477024 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 240095 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Fox, Township of (Clearfield, defunct) Reduction Apr 18, 1843
View Expansion Shippen, Township of (Elk, defunct) Reduction 1844
View Reduction Horton, Township of Creation Aug 5, 1867

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 18, 1843
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 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 Township Elk County 1845 Township Division yes+ Dec 18, 1845
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Elk County 7th to 6th yes Nov 2, 1973

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Fox Township 17500450 1578 1578
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Fox 5837428 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Fox Township-Jay Township Proposed 1844 New Township no* 1844
View Annexation Fox Township-Benzinger Township Proposed 1866 Annexation unknown 1866
View Annexation Fox Township-Benzinger Township Proposed 1873 Annexation (1) no* 1873
View Annexation Fox Township-Benzinger Township Proposed 1873 Annexation (2) no* 1873–1874