Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Galeton, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 7, 1896 Sep 21, 1896 1



Name Relationship Status
Potter, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4210528280 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4228280 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215538 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1175386 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1130884 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 530273 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Pike, Township of (Potter) Reduction Sep 21, 1896
View Expansion Pike, Township of (Potter) Reduction Jun 12, 1900

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Sep 21, 1896

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 Eulalia Township 1810 Creation yes+ Dec 5, 1810
View Boundary Realignment Potter County 1838 Township Division yes* 1838
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Potter County 7th to 8th yes Jan 1, 1931

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 19 Jun 12, 1900

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Galeton Borough 17500452 410 417