Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 5, 1824 6



Name Relationship Status
Lycoming, County of Parent former
McKean, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4208338912 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216787 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6382330 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 420365 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Ceres, Township of Reduction May 5, 1824
View Reduction Liberty, Township of (McKean) Creation Feb 26, 1828
View Reduction Hamilton, Township of (McKean) Creation Dec 1834
View Reduction Lafayette, Township of Creation Jan 13, 1843
View Reduction Smethport, Borough of Creation Jan 1, 1853
View Expansion Otto, Township of Reduction Jun 27, 1865
View Swap Smethport, Borough of Swap 1870
View Reduction Smethport, Borough of Expansion 1873
View Ascertainment Eldred, Township of (McKean) Ascertainment 1931
View Ascertainment Foster, Township of (McKean) Ascertainment 1930–1931
View Ascertainment Otto, Township of Ascertainment 1930–1931

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township May 5, 1824
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View New Township Ceres Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View Separation (County) McKean County 1826 Separation yes+ Sep 1, 1826
View School District Annexation Smethport Borough-Keating Township 1877 School District Annexation yes* 1875–1877
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification McKean County 7th to 6th yes Dec 30, 1930

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Keating 5837928 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Keating Township-Lafayette Township Proposed 1870 Annexation no* 1870–1871