Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Newport, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 1790 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Luzerne, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 46 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207953960 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216726 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7019046 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 401444 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Mar 1790
View Reduction Nescopeck, Township of Creation 1792
View Reduction Dorrance, Township of Creation Nov 1840
View Reduction Slocum, Township of Creation Aug 14, 1854
View Reduction Nanticoke, Borough of (defunct) Creation Jan 31, 1874

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 1790
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Mar 5, 1900

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 Home Rule (County) Luzerne County 2012 Home Rule yes Jan 2, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Newport Township 17500451 1264 1264
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Newport Township 17500451 1269 1269
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Newport 5837851 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Lee Township Proposed 1856 Creation no* 1856
View New School District Newport Township Proposed 1890 Independent School District unknown 1890–1891
View New County Grow County Proposed 1895 Creation no* 1895
View New Borough Mocanaqua Borough Proposed 1917 Creation no 1917–1918
View Home Rule (County) Luzerne County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973–1974
View Home Rule (County) Luzerne County Proposed 2001 Home Rule no 2001–2003