Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Highland, Township of (Elk) municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) yes


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 18, 1849 1



Name Relationship Status
Elk, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Elk County, Pennsylvania 04 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204734464 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216400 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5759174 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 240125 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Spring Creek, Township of (Elk) Reduction Dec 18, 1849
View Reduction Sergeant, Township of (McKean) Expansion 1855

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 18, 1849
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 2nd Class (Home Rule Charter) Nov 28, 2016

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 Elk County 7th to 6th yes Nov 2, 1973

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Durant 5837427 1 1