Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Jefferson, County of county County (Class: 6) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 26, 1804 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Barnett, Township of (Forest) Child former
Barnett, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Beaver, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Bell, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Big Run, Borough of Child current
Brockway, Borough of Child current
Brockwayville, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Brookville, Borough of Child current
Clayville, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Clover, Township of Child current
Corsica, Borough of Child current
Eldred, Township of (Forest, defunct) Child former
Eldred, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Falls Creek, Borough of Child current
Gaskill, Township of Child current
Hastings, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Heath, Township of (Forest, defunct) Child former
Heath, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Henderson, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Jenks, Township of Child former
Knox, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
McCalmont, Township of Child current
Millstone, Township of Child former
Mount Pleasant, Township of (Jefferson, proposed) Child proposed
North Young, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Oliver, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Perry, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Pine Creek, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Pinecreek, Township of (Jefferson, alternate) Child variant
Polk, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Porter, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Punxsutawney, Borough of Child current
Reynoldsville, Borough of Child current
Ridgway, Township of Child former
Ringgold, Township of Child current
Rose, Township of Child current
Sandy, Township of (Jefferson, defunct) Child most recent
Snyder, Township of (Forest, defunct) Child former
Snyder, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
South Young, Township of (proposed) Child proposed
Summerville, Borough of Child current
Sykesville, Borough of Child current
Timblin, Borough of Child current
Tionesta, Township of (Forest, defunct) Child former
Union, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Warsaw, Township of (Forest, defunct) Child former
Warsaw, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
Washington, Township of (Jefferson) Child current
West Reynoldsville, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
Winslow, Township of Child current
Worthville, Borough of Child current
Young, Township of (Jefferson) Child current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42065 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213674 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q494156 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 33 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Lycoming, County of Reduction Mar 26, 1804
View Creation (Within) Westmoreland, County of Expansion Mar 26, 1804
View Whole (Within) Indiana, County of Expansion Nov 3, 1806
View Whole (Within) Westmoreland, County of Reduction Nov 3, 1806
View Separation Indiana, County of Reduction Oct 1, 1830
View Swap Venango, County of Swap 1830–1832
View Reduction Elk, County of Creation Apr 18, 1843
View Part Forest, County of Creation (Within) Apr 11, 1848
View Part Forest, County of Reduction (Within) Apr 2, 1850
View Reduction Forest, County of Separation Sep 1, 1857
View Expansion Clearfield, County of Reduction Apr 4, 1868

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County (Unorganized) Mar 26, 1804
View County (Provisional) Jan 21, 1824
View County Oct 1, 1830
View County, 6th Class Jul 10, 1919

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New Township Chinclelcamousche Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View New Township Pine Creek Township 1806 Creation yes+ 1806
View New Township Perry Township 1818 Creation yes* 1818
View New Township Ridgway Township 1826 Creation yes* 1826
View New Township Young Township 1826 Creation yes* 1826
View New Township Rose Township 1827 Creation yes* 1827
View New Township Barnett Township 1832 Creation yes* 1832
View New Borough Brookville Borough 1834 Creation yes Apr 9, 1834
View New Township Snyder Township 1835 Creation yes Feb 12, 1835
View New Township Eldred Township 1835 Creation yes* Dec 16, 1835
View New Township Washington Township 1837 Creation yes* Feb 17, 1837
View New Township Jenks Township-Tionesta Township 1837 Creation yes* 1837
View New Township Porter Township (Jefferson) 1840 Creation yes* Feb 11, 1840
View Boundary Realignment Clover Township-Rose Township 1841 Boundary Realignment yes* 1841
View New Township Gaskill Township 1841 Creation yes* Feb 10, 1841
View New Township Clover Township 1841 Creation yes* May 11, 1841
View Boundary Realignment Warsaw Township 1842 Boundary Realignment yes* 1842
View New Township Warsaw Township 1842 Creation yes* Feb 1842
View Boundary Realignment Clover Township-Rose Township 1844 Boundary Realignment yes* 1844
View Annexation Snyder Township-Washington Township 1846 Annexation yes* 1845–1846
View New Township Winslow Township 1846 Creation yes* Feb 11, 1846
View Annexation Brookville Borough 1847 Annexation yes* 1847
View New Township Heath Township 1847 Creation yes* Jan 27, 1847
View New Township Hastings Township 1848 Creation yes* Sep 1848
View School District Annexation Pine Creek Township-Brookville Borough 1849 School District Annexation (1) yes* 1849
View School District Annexation Pine Creek Township-Brookville Borough 1849 School District Annexation (2) yes* 1849
View New Township Union Township 1849 Creation yes* Feb 17, 1849
View Annexation Beaver Township 1850 Annexation (1) yes* 1850
View Annexation Beaver Township 1850 Annexation (2) yes* 1850
View School District Annexation Beaver Township-Ringgold Township 1850 School District Annexation yes* 1850
View New Name Ringgold Township 1850 Creation yes Feb 12, 1850
View New Township Beaver Township 1850 Creation yes* Feb 28, 1850
View New Borough Punxsutawney Borough 1850 Creation yes May 18, 1850
View New Township Sandy Township 1850 Creation yes* Sep 14, 1850
View Annexation Beaver Township 1851 Detachment yes* 1851
View New Name Oliver Township 1851 Creation yes Feb 10, 1851
View New Township Polk Township 1851 Creation yes* Feb 11, 1851
View Annexation Beaver Township 1852 Annexation yes* 1852
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough 1852 School District Annexation yes* 1852
View New Township Knox Township (Jefferson) 1853 Creation yes* Feb 19, 1853
View Boundary Realignment Beaver Township 1854 Detachment yes* 1854
View Boundary Realignment Porter Township-Ringgold Township 1854 Boundary Realignment yes* 1854
View Annexation Beaver Township-Clover Township 1855 Annexation yes* 1854–1855
View Boundary Realignment Washington Township-Winslow Township 1856 Boundary Realignment yes* 1855–1856
View New Township Millstone Township 1856 Creation yes* Mar 20, 1856
View New Township Bell Township-McCalmont Township 1856 Creation yes* Dec 12, 1856
View Annexation Knox Township-Rose Township 1857 Annexation yes* 1856–1857
View Annexation Warsaw Township-Polk Township 1857 Annexation yes* 1856–1857
View New Township Henderson Township 1857 Creation yes* Feb 21, 1857
View Annexation Oliver Township-Knox Township 1858 Annexation yes* 1858
View New Borough Corsica Borough 1859 Creation yes Mar 22, 1859
View Annexation Oliver Township-Beaver Township 1860 Annexation yes* 1858–1860
View Boundary Realignment Knox Township-Rose Township 1861 Boundary Realignment yes* 1861
View General Law Punxsutawney Borough 1863 General Law yes May 15, 1863
View New Borough Clayville Borough 1864 Creation yes Apr 9, 1864
View General Law Brookville Borough 1864 General Law yes May 12, 1864
View New Borough Big Run Borough 1867 Creation yes* Sep 12, 1867
View School District Annexation Pine Creek Township-Brookville Borough 1870 School District Annexation yes* 1870
View New School District Ringgold and Beaver Independent School District 1870 Creation yes* 1869–1870
View School District Dissolution Ringgold and Beaver Independent School District 1871 Dissolution yes* 1870–1871
View School District Annexation Clarion Township-Corsica Borough 1872 School District Annexation yes* 1872
View School District Annexation Perry Township-Young Township 1873 School District Annexation yes* 1873
View New Borough Reynoldsville Borough 1873 Creation yes* Sep 11, 1873
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough 1877 School District Annexation yes* 1877
View School District Annexation Winslow Township-Reynoldsville Borough 1878 School District Annexation yes* 1878
View New Borough Worthville Borough 1878 Creation yes* Apr 10, 1878
View Charter Amendment (Executive) Reynoldsville Borough 1880 Charter Amendment (Burgess) yes Apr 19, 1880
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough 1882 School District Annexation yes* 1882
View New Borough Brockwayville Borough 1883 Creation yes* Sep 13, 1883
View Boundary Realignment Knox Township-McCalmont Township 1885 Boundary Realignment yes* 1884–1885
View Boundary Realignment Polk Township-Snyder Township 1886 Boundary Realignment yes* 1884–1886
View School District Annexation Winslow Township-Reynoldsville Borough 1886 School District Annexation (Muir) yes* 1886–1887
View School District Annexation Winslow Township-Reynoldsville Borough 1887 School District Annexation (Davis) yes* 1886–1887
View New Borough Summerville Borough 1887 Creation yes* Feb 14, 1887
View Annexation Young Township-Clayville Borough 1889 Annexation yes* 1889
View Annexation Young Township-Punxsutawney Borough 1889 Annexation yes* 1888–1889
View School District Annexation Clover Township-Summerville Borough 1891 School District Annexation yes* 1889–1891
View Annexation Snyder Township-Brockwayville Borough 1892 Annexation yes* 1892
View School District Annexation Winslow Township-Reynoldsville Borough 1892 School District Annexation (Sutler) yes* 1892
View School District Annexation Winslow Township-Reynoldsville Borough 1892 School District Annexation (Swab) yes* 1892
View New Borough West Reynoldsville Borough 1893 Creation yes* Sep 25, 1893
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough 1895 School District Annexation yes* 1895
View Annexation Reynoldsville Borough Ordinance 45 yes* 1898
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View New Borough Falls Creek Borough 1900 Creation yes Aug 29, 1900
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough 1904 School District Annexation yes* 1903–1904
View School District Annexation Winslow Township-West Reynoldsville Borough 1904 School District Annexation yes* 1903–1904
View School District Annexation Eldred Township-Barnett Township 1906 School District Annexation yes* 1906
View Dissolution Clayville Borough-Punxsutawney Borough 1907 Consolidation yes Mar 7, 1907
View New Borough Sykesville Borough 1907 Creation yes Mar 16, 1907
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough 1908 School District Annexation yes* 1908
View Annexation Snyder Township-Brockwayville Borough Reconstructed 1883-1910 Annexation yes? 1883–1910
View Annexation Brookville Borough 1911 Ordinance yes* 1911
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough 1911 School District Annexation yes* 1911
View Annexation Reynoldsville Borough Ordinance 143 yes* 1913
View Annexation Reynoldsville Borough Ordinance 145 yes* 1913
View Dissolution West Reynoldsville Borough-Reynoldsville Borough 1914 Consolidation yes May 25, 1914
View Annexation Summerville Borough 1915 Ordinance yes* 1915
View School District Reversion Young Township-Perry Township 1919 School District Reversion yes* 1919
View New Borough Timblin Borough 1922 Creation yes Dec 18, 1922
View Annexation Falls Creek Borough 1924 Ordinance yes* 1924
View Annexation Summerville Borough 1925 Ordinance yes* 1925
View New Name Brockway Borough 1925 Creation yes Apr 13, 1925
View Annexation Timblin Borough 1927 Ordinance yes Feb 4, 1927
View Annexation Brookville Borough 1930 Ordinance yes* May 26, 1930
View Boundary Realignment Porter Township-Ringgold Township 1946 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1944–1946
View Annexation Brookville Borough 1951 Ordinance yes Jul 25, 1951
View Annexation Summerville Borough 1954 Ordinance yes Nov 2, 1954
View Annexation Punxsutawney Borough Ordinance 554 yes Nov 6, 1956
View Annexation Punxsutawney Borough Ordinance 556 yes Nov 13, 1956
View Annexation Brookville Borough Ordinance 465 yes May 16, 1960
View Annexation Brookville Borough Ordinance 587 yes* Jul 27, 1967
View Annexation Brookville Borough Ordinance 608 yes* Nov 27, 1968
View Annexation Brookville Borough Ordinance 611 yes* Mar 13, 1969
View Annexation Punxsutawney Borough Ordinance 720 yes* May 20, 1969
View Annexation Snyder Township-Brockway Borough 1991 Annexation yes Jan 5, 1991

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Election: [For or against the consolidation of the Borough of Punxsutawney and the Borough of Clayville into one borough by the name, style, and title of the Borough of Punxsutawney] Feb 19, 1907
View Election: [For or against the consolidation of the Borough of Reynoldsville and the Borough of West Reynoldsville into one borough by the name, style, and title of the Borough of Reynoldsville] Apr 28, 1914
View Election: "Shall the Borough of Brockway be authorized to annex a certain parcel located in Snyder Township, which the Borough owns and which has been non-taxable property, and which property is being developed as an industrial park area requiring governmental funding for which the Borough would be responsible and for which the need to annex the property exists. Said property contains 27.3 acres, more or less, and which Deed is recorded in the Jefferson Recorder of Deeds Office. To annex this parcel will result in amending the boundary line between the Borough of Brockway and Snyder Township. so as to legally place the described property within Brockway Borough." Nov 6, 1990 Jan 5, 1991

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Charter Index bk. 1–3 (1853–1950)
Charter Index bk. 4–6 (1950–1988)
Continuance Docket bk. 36, p. 320–36, p. 438 (1883)
Criminal Docket bk. 33–35 (1969–1975)
Law Library Visit
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 1–8 (1830–1902)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 1836-1842 (unlabeled) (1836–1842)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 9–22 (1902–1945)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 23–32 (1943–1969)
Road Docket bk. 1 (1830–1853)
Road Docket bk. 1A (1830–1836)
Road Docket bk. 2–8 (1853–2014)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Jefferson County 17500451 275 278
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Jefferson County 5837650 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Jefferson County 36433039 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Jefferson County Proposed 1810 New Township unknown 1810
View New Township Jefferson County Proposed 1813 New Township unknown 1813
View New Township Jefferson County Proposed 1814 New Township unknown 1814
View New Township Jefferson County Proposed 1817 New Township unknown 1817
View New Township Rose Township Proposed 1835 Division no* 1835
View New Township Barnett Township Proposed 1836 Division no* 1836
View New Township Perry Township-Rose Township Proposed 1836 New Township no* 1836
View New Township Barnett Township Proposed 1837 Division no* 1837
View Boundary Realignment Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Warren County Proposed 1840 Boundary Realignment unknown 1840
View New Township Snyder Township-Pine Creek Township-Washington Township Proposed 1840 New Township no* 1840
View Annexation Snyder Township-Washington Township Proposed 1840 Annexation no* 1840
View New Township Snyder Township-Washington Township Proposed 1840 New Township no* 1840
View Boundary Realignment Clover Township-Rose Township 1842 Boundary Realignment no* 1842
View Boundary Realignment Clover Township-Rose Township Proposed 1842 Boundary Realignment no* 1842
View New Township Winslow Township Proposed 1843 Creation no* 1843–1844
View Boundary Realignment Washington Township Proposed 1849 Boundary Realignment unknown 1849–1850
View Dissolution Barnett Township-Eldred Township Proposed 1851 Merger no* 1851–1852
View Plat Recording Brookville Borough Proposed 1855 Plat Recording unknown 1855
View New Township Millstone Township Proposed 1853 Creation no* 1853–1855
View New Township Young Township Proposed 1855 Division no* 1855
View New Township Washington Township-Warsaw Township Proposed 1857 New Township (1) no* 1857
View New Township Washington Township-Warsaw Township Proposed 1857 New Township (2) no* 1857
View Boundary Realignment Polk Township-Warsaw Township Proposed 1860 Boundary Realignment unknown 1860–1861
View Boundary Realignment Bell Township-Young Township Proposed 1867 Boundary Realignment unknown 1867
View Boundary Realignment Knox Township-McCalmont Township Proposed 1868 Boundary Realignment unknown 1868
View Boundary Realignment Bell Township-Gaskill Township Proposed 1868 Boundary Realignment unknown 1868–1869
View Annexation McCalmont Township-Knox Township Proposed 1865 Annexation no* 1865–1869
View School District Annexation Bell Township-McCalmont Township Proposed 1870 School District Annexation unknown 1870
View Annexation Rose Township-Warsaw Township to Pine Creek Township Proposed 1870 Annexation unknown 1870–1871
View Annexation Warsaw Township-Polk Township Proposed 1873 Annexation unknown 1873
View School District Annexation Gaskill Township-Bell Township Proposed 1874 School District Annexation unknown 1874
View New Township Warsaw Township Proposed 1873 Division no* 1873–1874
View New Township Warsaw Township Proposed 1874 Division no* 1874
View Annexation Knox Township-Pine Creek Township Proposed 1869 Annexation no 1869–1879
View School District Annexation Beaver Township-Clover Township Proposed 1884 School District Annexation unknown 1884
View New Borough Summerville Borough Proposed 1885 Creation no* 1885–1886
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough Proposed 1887 School District Annexation unknown 1887
View New Township Warsaw Township Proposed 1886 Division no* 1886–1887
View New Township Young Township Proposed 1887 Division no* 1887
View Boundary Realignment Clearfield County-Jefferson County Proposed 1888 Boundary Ascertainment no* 1888
View School District Annexation Clover Township-Summerville Borough Proposed 1887 School District Annexation no* 1887–1888
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough Proposed 1890 School District Annexation unknown 1890
View New Township Winslow Township Proposed 1890 Division no* 1890
View New School District Reynoldsville Borough Proposed 1890 Independent School District unknown 1890–1892
View New Township Warsaw Township Proposed 1892 Division no* 1892
View Boundary Realignment Gaskill Township-Henderson Township Proposed 1894 Boundary Realignment no* 1894
View School District Annexation Bell Township-Young Township Proposed 1894 School District Annexation no* 1894–1895
View New Borough Falls Creek Borough Proposed 1895 Creation no 1895–1896
View New Borough Falls Creek Borough Proposed 1897 Creation no 1897–1898
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough Proposed 1898 School District Annexation no* 1898
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough Proposed 1899 School District Annexation (Cemetery) unknown 1899–1900
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough Proposed 1899 School District Annexation (Cyphert) unknown 1899–1900
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough Proposed 1899 School District Annexation (Kelso) unknown 1899–1900
View School District Annexation Union Township-Corsica Borough Proposed 1900 School District Annexation unknown 1900
View School District Annexation Perry Township-Oliver Township Proposed 1906 School District Annexation unknown 1906
View New Borough Sykesville Borough Proposed 1906 Creation no 1906
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough Proposed 1907 School District Annexation unknown 1907
View Annexation Washington Township-Snyder Township Proposed 1907 Annexation no* 1907–1908
View School District Annexation Rose Township-Brookville Borough Proposed 1909 School District Annexation unknown 1909
View New Township Warsaw Township Proposed 1916 Division no 1916
View New Borough Timblin Borough Proposed 1920 Creation no 1920–1921
View Annexation Brookville Borough 1929 Ordinance unknown 1929
View Boundary Realignment Snyder Township-Washington Township Proposed 1951 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1951–1961
View Boundary Realignment McCalmont Township-Young Township Proposed 1961 Boundary Ascertainment no 1961–1963
View Annexation Brookville Borough Ordinance 637 unknown 1970