Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 3, 1810 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Dauphin, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Dauphin County, Pennsylvania 39 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4204345600 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216362 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6707843 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 220575 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Upper Paxton, Township of Reduction Sep 3, 1810
View Reduction Mifflin, Township of (Dauphin) Creation Mar 12, 1819
View Reduction Wiconisco, Township of Creation Jul 2, 1839
View Reduction Gratz, Borough of Creation Apr 3, 1852
View Reduction Uniontown, Borough of (Dauphin, defunct) Creation Aug 24, 1864
View Reduction Washington, Township of (Dauphin) Expansion 1870
View Reduction Uniontown, Borough of (Dauphin, defunct) Expansion Sep 21, 1927
View Swap? Mifflin, Township of (Dauphin) Swap? 1926–1941
View Reduction Gratz, Borough of Expansion 1963

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Sep 3, 1810
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 Lykens 5837365 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Dauphin County Proposed 1900 Township Boundary Realignment unknown 1900–1902
View School District Annexation Lykens Township-Washington Township Proposed 1901 School District Annexation unknown 1901–1902
View Boundary Realignment Lykens Township-Wiconisco-Williams-Gratz 1919 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1919–1920
View Home Rule (County) Dauphin County Proposed 1980 Home Rule no* 1980