Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Potter, County of county County (Class: 8) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 26, 1804 1

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Abbott, Township of Child current
Allegany, Township of Child current
Allegheny, Township of (Potter, alternate) Child variant
Austin, Borough of Child current
Bingham, Township of Child current
Chester, Township of (Potter, defunct) Child most recent
Clara, Township of Child current
Coudersport, Borough of Child current
Denmark, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Dunnstable, Township of Child former
East Fork, Road District of (defunct) Child most recent
Eulalia, Township of Child current
Galeton, Borough of Child current
Genesee, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Genesee, Township of Child current
Harrison, Township of (Potter) Child current
Hebron, Township of Child current
Hector, Township of Child current
Homer, Township of Child current
Jackson, Township of (Potter, defunct) Child most recent
Keating, Township of (Potter) Child current
Lewisville, Borough of (defunct) Child most recent
London, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Milton, Township of (defunct) Child most recent
Oswayo, Borough of Child current
Oswayo, Township of Child current
Pike, Township of (Potter) Child current
Pleasant Valley, Township of Child current
Portage, Township of (Potter) Child current
Roulet, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Roulette, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Roulette, Township of Child current
Sharon, Township of Child current
Shinglehouse, Borough of Child current
Stewardson, Township of Child current
Summit, Township of (Potter) Child current
Sweden, Township of Child current
Sylvania, Township of Child current
Ulysses, Borough of Child current
Ulysses, Township of Child current
West Branch, Township of Child current
Wharton, Township of (Potter) Child current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42105 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213684 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q501340 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 53 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Lycoming, County of Part Mar 26, 1804
View Whole (Within) Lycoming, County of Reduction Sep 1, 1826
View Whole (Within) McKean, County of Expansion Sep 1, 1826
View Separation McKean, County of Reduction Sep 1, 1835
View Reduction Cameron, County of Creation Oct 9, 1860
View Ascertainment Clinton, County of Ascertainment 1869
View Ascertainment Cameron, County of Ascertainment Jan 5, 1888
View Ascertainment Allegany, County of (NY) Ascertainment Aug 19, 1890
View Ascertainment Steuben, County of (NY) Ascertainment Aug 19, 1890

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County (Unorganized) Mar 26, 1804
View County (Provisional) Sep 1, 1815
View County Sep 1, 1835
View County, 7th Class Jul 10, 1919
View County, 8th Class Jan 1, 1931

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New Township Dunnstable Township 1808 Creation yes+ 1808
View New Township Eulalia Township 1810 Creation yes+ Dec 5, 1810
View New Township Roulette Township 1816 Creation yes+ Jan 29, 1816
View New Township Harrison Township 1823 Creation yes+ Feb 6, 1823
View New Township Wharton Township 1826 Creation yes+ May 3, 1826
View New Township Potter County 1828 Township Division yes+ Feb 26, 1828
View Separation Sweden Township 1828 Separation yes+ Feb 1828
View Separation Sharon Township 1828 Separation yes+ Dec 23, 1828
View Separation Oswayo Township 1830 Separation yes+ 1830
View Separation Bingham Township 1830 Separation yes+ Feb 23, 1830
View Separation Genesee Township 1830 Separation yes+ Feb 23, 1830
View New Name Potter County 1830 Township New Name yes+ Feb 23, 1830
View Separation Hector Township 1830 Separation yes+ Sep 27, 1830
View Separation Pike Township-Jackson Township 1832 Separation yes+ Jan 2, 1832
View Subordination Jackson Township 1832 Subordination yes+ Feb 29, 1832
View Separation Hebron Township 1832 Separation yes+ Dec 31, 1832
View Annexation Sharon Township-Roulette Township 1832 Annexation yes+ Dec 31, 1832
View Separation Ulysses Township 1832 Separation yes+ Dec 31, 1832
View Separation Jackson Township 1834 Separation yes+ Sep 1834
View New Township Summit Township-West Branch Township 1834 Creation yes+ Sep 1834
View Separation Allegany Township 1835 Separation yes+ Sep 1835
View Separation Milton Township 1836 Separation yes+ 1836
View New Name Clara Township 1836 Creation yes+ May 23, 1836
View Boundary Realignment Potter County 1838 Township Division yes* 1838
View New Township Portage Township 1842 Creation yes+ 1842
View New Township Homer Township 1843 Creation yes+ 1843
View New Township Stewardson Township 1844 Creation yes+ 1844
View Separation West Branch Township 1845 Separation yes+ 1845
View New Township Pleasant Valley Township 1847 Creation yes+ Oct 5, 1847
View New Borough Coudersport Borough 1848 Creation yes Feb 18, 1848
View Election Separation Coudersport Borough 1848 Election Separation yes Apr 5, 1848
View Boundary Realignment Homer Township to Summit Township-Sweden Township 1849 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1849
View Annexation Eulalia Township-Coudersport Borough 1851 Annexation yes Jan 28, 1851
View General Law Coudersport Borough 1851 General Law yes Oct 11, 1851
View New Township Abbott Township 1852 Creation yes+ Jan 8, 1852
View Separation Summit Township 1854 Separation yes+ 1854
View New School District Genesee Fork Independent School District 1856 Creation yes* 1855–1856
View New Township Keating Township 1856 Creation yes Dec 19, 1856
View New Township Sylvania Township 1856 Creation yes Dec 20, 1856
View New School District Allegany Township 1857 Independent School District yes* 1857
View New School District Lewisville Independent School District 1857 Creation yes* 1857
View New School District North Homer Independent School District 1857 Creation yes* 1856–1857
View New School District Harrison Valley Independent School District 1858 Creation yes* 1857–1858
View School District Dissolution Genesee Fork Independent School District 1859 Dissolution yes* 1858–1859
View Boundary Realignment Portage Township-Wharton Township 1860 Boundary Realignment yes* 1858–1860
View Subordination Portage Township 1861 Subordination yes* 1861
View School District Dissolution Lewisville Independent School District 1863 Dissolution yes* 1863
View School District Dissolution North Homer Independent School District 1864 Dissolution yes* 1864
View Boundary Realignment Summit Township-West Branch Township 1865 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1865
View Boundary Realignment Homer Township-Keating Township to Sylvania Township 1866 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1865–1866
View New Road District East Fork Road District 1869 Creation yes Apr 3, 1869
View New Borough Lewisville Borough 1869 Creation yes Oct 11, 1869
View Boundary Realignment East Fork Road District-Wharton Township 1871 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1869–1871
View Separation Portage Township 1871 Separation yes May 19, 1871
View Boundary Realignment Eulalia Township-Homer Township 1875 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1874–1875
View Dissolution Jackson Township-Ulysses Township 1875 Merger yes* Dec 18, 1875
View Boundary Realignment Keating Township-Portage Township 1876 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1876
View Boundary Realignment Bingham Township-Genesee Township 1877 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1877
View Boundary Realignment Bingham Township-Ulysses Township 1877 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1876–1877
View Boundary Realignment Eulalia Township-Sweden Township 1877 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1877
View Boundary Realignment Harrison Township-Hector Township 1878 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1878
View Boundary Realignment Pike Township-Ulysses Township to West Branch Township 1878 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1877–1878
View Boundary Realignment Summit Township-Sylvania Township 1879 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1879
View Boundary Realignment Bingham Township-Harrison Township 1880 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1880
View Annexation Oswayo Township-Genesee Township 1883 Annexation yes* 1883
View Boundary Realignment Abbott Township-Stewardson Township 1885 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1884–1885
View Boundary Realignment Allegany Township-Genesee Township 1886 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1886
View Boundary Realignment Hector Township-Pike Township 1888 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1888
View New Borough Austin Borough 1888 Creation yes Sep 21, 1888
View Annexation Pike Township-Ulysses Township to West Branch Township 1889 Annexation yes* 1888–1889
View Boundary Realignment Abbott Township-Stewardson Township 1890 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1890
View School District Dissolution Genesee Independent School District 1892 Dissolution yes* 1892
View Boundary Realignment Hebron Township-Sharon Township to Oswayo Township 1892 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1892
View Boundary Realignment Allegany Township-Bingham Township-Hector Township-Lewisville Borough-Pike Township-Summit Township-West Branch Township to Ulysses Township 1893 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1892–1894
View Boundary Realignment Portage Township-Sylvania Township 1895 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1894–1895
View New Borough Galeton Borough 1896 Creation yes Sep 21, 1896
View Annexation Coudersport Borough Ordinance 91 yes* 1895–1897
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View Annexation Galeton Borough Ordinance 19 yes Jun 12, 1900
View New Borough Oswayo Borough 1901 Creation yes Jan 8, 1901
View School District Dissolution Sunderville Independent School District 1902 Dissolution yes* 1901–1902
View New Borough Shinglehouse Borough 1902 Creation yes Mar 3, 1902
View Boundary Realignment Eulalia Township-Homer Township 1914 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1911–1914
View New Name Ulysses Borough 1967 Creation yes Dec 14, 1967
View New School District Hector Independent School District 1960s Creation yes* 1960–1970
View Dissolution East Fork Road District-Wharton Township 2004 Merger yes Jan 1, 2004

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Election: "Shall the corporate name of Lewisville Borough be changed to that of Ulysses Borough?" Nov 7, 1967
View Election: "Shall the District of East Fork be merged into The Township of Wharton effective January 1, 2004?" Nov 4, 2003

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Criminal Docket bk. N (1970–1976)
Law Library Visit
Miscellaneous Grantee Index bk. 3 (form–1980s)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. C–M (1868–1969)
Road Docket bk. C–E (1892–comp)
Road Minutes bk. 1–2 (1855–1948)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Potter County 17500452 398 404
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Potter County 5838192 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Potter County 40037645 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Eulalia Township Proposed 1824 Division no+ 1824
View New School District Allegany Township Proposed 1856 Independent School District no 1856
View New School District Allegany Township Proposed 1857 Independent School District no 1857
View New School District Genesee Township Proposed 1857 Independent School District no* 1857
View New School District South Homer Independent School District Proposed 1856 Creation no 1856–1857
View New School District Genesee Township Proposed 1859 Independent School District unknown 1859
View Boundary Realignment Pike Township-West Branch Township Proposed 1858 Boundary Realignment no* 1858–1859
View New Township Stewardson Township Proposed 1859 Division no+ 1859
View New School District Harrison Township Proposed 1859 Independent School District no* 1859–1861
View Annexation Eulalia Township-Portage Township to Sylvania Township-Wharton Township Proposed 1862 Annexation no* 1862
View Annexation Sylvania Township to Eulalia Township-Portage Township Proposed 1865 Annexation unknown 1865
View New School District Genesee Township Proposed 1866 Independent School District no* 1866–1867
View New School District Abbott Township Proposed 1867 Independent School District no* 1867–1868
View New Township Abbott Township Proposed 1868 Division no* 1868–1869
View New School District Hector Township Proposed 1871 Independent School District unknown 1871
View New School District Roulette Township Proposed 1871 Independent School District unknown 1871
View Boundary Realignment Summit Township-Sweden Township Proposed 1869 Boundary Realignment unknown 1869–1871
View Boundary Realignment Sweden Township-Ulysses Township Proposed 1876 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1876–1877
View Boundary Realignment Stewardson Township Proposed 1878 Boundary Realignment no* 1878
View Annexation Clara Township-Roulette Township Proposed 1881 Annexation no* 1881–1882
View Annexation Clara Township-Roulette Township Proposed 1883 Annexation no* 1883–1884
View Annexation Hebron Township-Eulalia Township Proposed 1886 Annexation no* 1886
View New School District Roulette Township Proposed 1886 Independent School District unknown 1886
View New School District Sylvania Township Proposed 1886 Independent School District unknown 1886
View Annexation Lewisville Borough-Ulysses Township Proposed 1888 Annexation no 1888
View New School District Sharon Township Proposed 1889 Independent School District no* 1889–1890
View Boundary Realignment Keating Township-Roulette Township Proposed 1892 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1892
View New Township Eulalia Township Proposed 1893 Division no* 1893
View Boundary Realignment Bingham Township-Ulysses Township Proposed 1894 Boundary Ascertainment no+ 1894
View New Borough Genesee Borough Proposed 1905 Creation no 1905
View New Borough Roulette Borough Proposed 1907 Creation no 1907
View New Borough Roulette Borough Proposed 1917 Creation no 1917
View Election Districts East Fork Road District-Wharton Township Proposed 1961 Election District Merger no+ 1961