Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jul 15, 1913 1



Name Relationship Status
Tioga, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Tioga County, Pennsylvania 26 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211752960
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217118 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1204270 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q6990765 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 590785 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Nelson, Borough of (defunct) Old Name Jul 15, 1913
View Expansion Elkland, Township of (Tioga, since 1913, defunct) Dissolution Jan 6, 1992

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township, 2nd Class Jul 15, 1913

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 Borough Nelson Borough 1886 Creation yes May 17, 1886
View Boundary Realignment New York-Pennsylvania 1890 Boundary Ascertainment yes Aug 19, 1890
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Tioga County 7th to 6th yes Sep 15, 1971

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
State Agency Reports (Dep't.Educ.) bk. 1897–1900 (1897–1900)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Nelson 5838356 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Nelson Township Proposed 1912 Creation no 1912