Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Plymouth, Township of (Luzerne) municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) yes

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 1790 11

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Luzerne, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 49 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4207961656 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216729 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7205870 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 401625 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Mar 1790
View Reduction Dallas, Township of (Luzerne) Creation Apr 1817
View Reduction Jackson, Township of (Luzerne) Creation Jan 18, 1845
View Reduction Plymouth, Borough of Creation Apr 27, 1866
View Reduction Hunlock, Township of Creation Apr 20, 1877
View Expansion Plymouth, Borough of Reduction Nov 19, 1878
View Reduction Plymouth, Borough of Expansion Nov 19, 1878
View Reduction Edwardsville, Borough of Creation Jun 16, 1884
View Reduction Edwardsville, Borough of Expansion Jan 27, 1890
View Reduction Edwardsville, Borough of Expansion Dec 6, 1893
View Reduction Plymouth, Borough of Expansion May 2, 1895
View Reduction Edwardsville, Borough of Expansion May 11, 1904
View Ascertainment Lehman, Township of (Luzerne) Ascertainment 1905–1906
View Reduction Larksville, Borough of Creation Nov 15, 1909
View Reference Wilkes-Barre, City of Reference Apr 21, 1922

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
View Township, 2nd Class Jan 1, 1912
View Township, 2nd Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 2, 2012

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

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "Township of Plymouth"] Aug 9, 2011 Jan 2, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Plymouth 5837854 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Bedford Township Proposed 1801 Creation no* 1801
View New Township Kingston Township-Plymouth Township Proposed 1814 New Township no* 1814
View Annexation Plymouth Township-Jackson Township Proposed 1860 Annexation no 1860
View New Township Jackson Township-Plymouth Township Proposed 1861 New Township no* 1861
View New Township Plymouth Township Proposed 1867 Division no* 1867
View New Township Plymouth Township Proposed 1874 Division no* 1874–1875
View New Borough Edwards Borough Proposed 1883 Creation no 1883–1884
View New Township Woodward Township Proposed 1887 Creation no 1887–1888
View Annexation Plymouth Township-Edwardsville Borough Proposed 1891 Annexation no* 1891
View New Borough Larksville Borough Proposed 1891 Creation no* 1891–1893
View Annexation Plymouth Township-Edwardsville Proposed 1898 Annexation no 1898–1899
View Annexation Wilkes-Barre City 1892 Ordinance no* 1892–1907
View Annexation Edwardsville Borough 1907 Ordinance no* 1907–1909
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