Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 11, 1851 1



Name Relationship Status
Jefferson, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Jefferson County, Pennsylvania 19 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4206561920 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216568 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7998964 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 330575 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Heath, Township of (Jefferson) Reduction Feb 11, 1851
View Creation Warsaw, Township of (Jefferson) Reduction Feb 11, 1851
View Expansion Warsaw, Township of (Jefferson) Reduction 1856–1857
View Swap Snyder, Township of (Jefferson) Swap 1884–1886

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 11, 1851
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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Polk 5837638 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Polk Township-Warsaw Township Proposed 1860 Boundary Realignment unknown 1860–1861
View Annexation Warsaw Township-Polk Township Proposed 1873 Annexation unknown 1873