Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Laporte, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1853 Sep 1853 3



Name Relationship Status
La Porte, Borough of (alternate) Variant variant
Sullivan, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Sullivan County, Pennsylvania 11 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211341512 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4241512 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215606 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1198996 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1184898 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 570333 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Laporte, Township of Reduction Sep 1853
View Expansion Laporte, Township of Reduction 1886
View Reduction Laporte, Township of Expansion 1906–1907
View Expansion? Laporte, Township of Reduction? 1904–1915

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Sep 1853

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Newspaper bk. Sullivan County Democrat, 1853-09-06–Sullivan County Democrat, 1853-12-13 (1853)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Laporte Borough 17500452 837 842

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough South Laporte Borough Proposed 1901 Creation no 1901–1904