Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 23, 1835 2



Name Relationship Status
McKean, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4208355632 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216790 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1204309 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7061544 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 420515 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Sergeant, Township of (McKean) Reduction Dec 23, 1835
View Reduction Liberty, Township of (McKean) Expansion Feb 27, 1849
View Expansion Jones, Township of (defunct) Reduction 1855

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 23, 1835
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

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 Township Ceres Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View New Township Sergeant Township 1811 Creation yes* Jan 1811
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification McKean County 7th to 6th yes Dec 30, 1930

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Norwich 5837931 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Norwich Township-Shippen Township Proposed 1852 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1852–1853