Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 27, 1846 1



Name Relationship Status
Susquehanna, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211538168 Lead
View county Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 23 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217089 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6187922 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 580665 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Bridgewater, Township of (Susquehanna) Reduction Apr 27, 1846
View Creation Rush, Township of (Susquehanna) Reduction Apr 27, 1846
View Reduction Bridgewater, Township of (Susquehanna) Expansion 1859

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 27, 1846
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 New County Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View New School District Bridgewater Township-Forest Lake Township-Jessup Township 1859 Independent School District yes* 1859
View New School District Bridgewater Township-Jessup Township 1872 Independent School District yes* 1872–1873
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Susquehanna County 7th to 6th yes Oct 26, 1981

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Jessup 5838323 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Jessup Township-Dimock Township Proposed 1865 Annexation unknown 1865–1866
View Boundary Realignment Forest Lake Township-Jessup Township Proposed 1876 Boundary Realignment no* 1876