Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 1821 0



Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 23 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201543792 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215983 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1204032 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1894113 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 080515 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Athens, Township of (Bradford) Reduction Dec 1821
View Ascertainment Nichols, Town of (NY) Ascertainment Aug 19, 1890
View Ascertainment Sheshequin, Township of Ascertainment 1896–1900

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 1821
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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bradford County 6th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1931
View County Classification Bradford County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1941

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances with Tables

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Litchfield 5836910 1 1