Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 1801 3



Name Relationship Status
Luzerne, County of Parent former
Susquehanna, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211566776 Lead
View county Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania 37 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217095 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1204558 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7380751 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 581025 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Wyalusing, Township of Reduction Nov 1801
View Reduction Bridgewater, Township of (Luzerne, defunct) Creation Nov 1806
View Remainder Rush, Township of (Bradford, defunct) Creation Feb 21, 1810
View Reduction Choconut, Township of Creation Jan 1814
View Reduction Middletown, Township of (Susquehanna) Creation Jan 1814
View Reduction Jessup, Township of Creation Apr 27, 1846
View Swap Auburn, Township of Swap 1888–1890

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 1801
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

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 Separation (County) Bradford County-Susquehanna County-Tioga County 1812 Separation yes+ Oct 13, 1812
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Susquehanna County 7th to 6th yes Oct 26, 1981

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Rush 5838330 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Rush Township-Dimock Township Proposed 1863 Annexation no* 1863
View Boundary Realignment Dimock Township-Rush Township Proposed 1891 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1891