Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1812 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Cameron, County of Parent current
Centre, County of Parent former
Lycoming, County of Parent former
McKean, County of Parent former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Cameron County, Pennsylvania 7 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4202370336
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216106 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7498060 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 120215 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Sergeant, Township of (McKean) Reduction Aug 1812
View Expansion Burlington, Township of (McKean, defunct) Dissolution May 7, 1817
View Expansion Cooper, Township of (McKean, defunct) Dissolution May 7, 1817
View Ascertainment Sergeant, Township of (McKean) Ascertainment May 1823
View Swap Sergeant, Township of (McKean) Swap May 1823
View Reduction Sergeant, Township of (McKean) Expansion Dec 20, 1836
View Reduction Shippen, Township of (Elk, defunct) Creation Apr 18, 1843
View Reduction Emporium, Borough of Creation Nov 14, 1864
View Reduction Lumber, Township of Expansion 1867
View Ascertainment Benezette, Township of Ascertainment 1894–1895
View Ascertainment Benzinger, Township of (defunct) Ascertainment 1894–1895
View Ascertainment Jones, Township of Ascertainment 1894–1895
View Reduction Emporium, Borough of Expansion Jul 15, 1952
View Reduction Emporium, Borough of Expansion Feb 15, 1962

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 1812
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 New Township Ceres Township 1804 Creation yes* Aug 1804
View New Township Sergeant Township 1811 Creation yes* Jan 1811
View Separation (County) McKean County-Potter County 1815 Partial Separation yes+ Sep 1, 1815
View Separation (County) McKean County 1826 Separation yes+ Sep 1, 1826
View New County Cameron County 1860 Creation yes Oct 9, 1860
View School District Annexation Shippen Township-Emporium Borough 1873 School District Annexation yes* 1872–1873
View School District Annexation Shippen Township-Emporium Borough 1884 School District Annexation yes* 1884
View School District Annexation Shippen Township-Emporium Borough 1888 School District Annexation yes* 1888
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 Shippen 5837056 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Norwich Township-Shippen Township Proposed 1852 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1852–1853
View Boundary Realignment Portage Township-Shippen Township Proposed 1871 Boundary Realignment no* 1871–1872
View Boundary Realignment Portage Township-Shippen Township Proposed 1876 Boundary Realignment no* 1876
View School District Annexation Shippen Township-Emporium Borough Proposed 1895 School District Annexation no* 1895
View School District Reversion Emporium Borough-Shippen Township Proposed 1909 School District Reversion unknown 1909
View Boundary Realignment Portage Township-Shippen Township Proposed 1989 Boundary Realignment no 1989