Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 11, 1840 2



Name Relationship Status
Jefferson, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Jefferson County, Pennsylvania 20 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4206562176 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216569 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1204439 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5787354 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 330605 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Perry, Township of (Jefferson) Reduction Feb 11, 1840
View Reduction Hastings, Township of (defunct) Creation Sep 1848
View Swap Ringgold, Township of Swap 1854
View Reduction Timblin, Borough of Creation Dec 18, 1922
View Ascertainment Ringgold, Township of Ascertainment 1944–1946

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 11, 1840
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 Porter 5837639 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Timblin Borough Proposed 1920 Creation no 1920–1921