Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Hanover, Township of (Luzerne) municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 1790 7



Name Relationship Status
Luzerne, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 25 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207932416 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216715 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5649461 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 400754 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Mar 1790
View Reduction Dennison, Township of Creation Nov 1839
View Ascertainment Dennison, Township of Ascertainment Apr 1843
View Reduction Wright, Township of Creation Apr 12, 1851
View Reduction Sugar Notch, Borough of Creation Feb 14, 1868
View Reduction Ashley, Borough of Creation Dec 5, 1870
View Reduction Nanticoke, Borough of (defunct) Creation Jan 31, 1874
View Reduction Ashley, Borough of Expansion Jun 17, 1898
View Expansion Warrior Run, Borough of Reduction Nov 4, 1953

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 1790
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 1, 1912

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View New County Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View New Borough Warrior Run Borough 1895 Creation yes Jan 25, 1895
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Home Rule (County) Luzerne County 2012 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hanover 5837835 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Lee Township Proposed 1856 Creation no* 1856
View New Township Hanover Township Proposed 1865 Division unknown 1865
View New Borough Hanover Borough Proposed 1872 Creation unknown 1872
View Annexation Hanover Township-Wilkes-Barre City Proposed 1908 Annexation no* 1908
View Dissolution Warrior Run Borough-Hanover Township Proposed 1939 Merger no* 1939–1940
View Home Rule (County) Luzerne County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974
View Home Rule (County) Luzerne County Proposed 2001 Home Rule no 2001–2003