Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 15, 1856 0



Name Relationship Status
Hills Grove, Township of (alternate) Variant variant
Sullivan, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Sullivan County, Pennsylvania 10 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211334840
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217073 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1198890 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5763850 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 570305 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Plunketts Creek, Township of (Sullivan, defunct) Old Name Apr 15, 1856
View Swap Elkland, Township of (Sullivan) Swap 1866–1867
View Ascertainment Shrewsbury, Township of (Sullivan) Ascertainment 1892
View Ascertainment Forks, Township of (Sullivan) Ascertainment 1895
View Ascertainment Shrewsbury, Township of (Sullivan) Ascertainment 1895

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 15, 1856
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
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 Hillsgrove 5838301 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Elkland Township-Fox Township-Hillsgrove Township Proposed 1862 Boundary Realignment unknown 1862