Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 1829 1



Name Relationship Status
Dauphin, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Dauphin County, Pennsylvania 32 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204337368 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216357 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6117503 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 220395 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Halifax, Township of Reduction Jan 1829
View Reduction Jefferson, Township of (Dauphin) Creation Nov 24, 1842
View Swap Jefferson, Township of (Dauphin) Swap 1844

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 1829
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Dauphin County 5th to 4th yes Mar 14, 1921
View County Classification Dauphin County 4th to 3rd yes Jan 1, 1982

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Jackson 5837360 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Dauphin County Proposed 1900 Township Boundary Realignment unknown 1900–1902
View Annexation Lykens Borough 1972 Ordinance no* 1972
View Home Rule (County) Dauphin County Proposed 1980 Home Rule no* 1980