Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 24, 1842 1



Name Relationship Status
Dauphin, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Dauphin County, Pennsylvania 33 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204337864 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216358 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6175620 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 220425 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Jackson, Township of (Dauphin) Reduction Nov 24, 1842
View Swap Jackson, Township of (Dauphin) Swap 1844
View Reduction Wayne, Township of (Dauphin) Creation Apr 24, 1878

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 24, 1842
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 Jefferson 5837361 1 1

Other Event Links

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