Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 18, 1843 1



Name Relationship Status
Cameron, County of Parent current
Elk, County of Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cameron County, Pennsylvania 3 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202329008 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216102 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7999427 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 120095 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Gibson, Township of (Clearfield, defunct) Reduction Apr 18, 1843
View Reduction Driftwood, Borough of Creation Jan 17, 1872
View Ascertainment Benezette, Township of Ascertainment 1894–1895

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 New County Cameron County 1860 Creation yes Oct 9, 1860
View New School District Gibson Township-Grove Township 1867 Independent School District yes* 1866–1867
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 Gibson 5837052 1 1