Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1838 1



Name Relationship Status
Tioga, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Tioga County, Pennsylvania 15 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211728264 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217111 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1175379 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5517237 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 590455 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Shippen, Township of (Tioga) Reduction 1838
View Reduction Middletown, Township of (Tioga, defunct) Creation 1850

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1838
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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Tioga County 7th to 6th yes Sep 15, 1971

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Gaines 5838349 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Delmar Township-Gaines Township Proposed 1847 New Township no* 1847
View New Township Elk Township-Gaines Township Proposed 1889 New Township no* 1889