Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 3, 1848 0

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Parent current
Cherry, Township of (Sullivan) Child current
Colley, Township of Child current
Davidson, Township of (Sullivan) Child current
Dushore, Borough of Child current
Eagles Mere, Borough of Child current
Eagles-Mere, Borough of (alternate) Child variant
Elkland, Township of (Sullivan) Child current
Forks, Township of (Sullivan) Child current
Forksville, Borough of Child current
Fox, Township of (Sullivan) Child current
Hills Grove, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Hillsgrove, Township of Child current
La Porte, Borough of (alternate) Child variant
La Porte, Township of (alternate) Child variant
Laporte, Borough of Child current
Laporte, Township of Child current
Mildred, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
Plunketts Creek, Township of (Sullivan, defunct) Child most recent
Shrewsbury, Township of (Sullivan) Child current
Sonestown, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed
South Laporte, Borough of (proposed) Child proposed

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County 42113 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1213687 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q501306 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: County 57 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Lycoming, County of Reduction Jan 3, 1848
View Ascertainment Wyoming, County of Ascertainment 1891–1893

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View County Jan 3, 1848
View County, 8th Class Jul 10, 1919

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 Boundary Realignment Columbia County-Lycoming County 1826 Boundary Realignment yes* 1826
View New Township Colley Township 1849 Creation yes* Dec 1849
View New Township Laporte Township 1850 Creation yes* Sep 26, 1850
View New Borough Laporte Borough 1853 Creation yes* Sep 1853
View New Name Hillsgrove Township 1856 Creation yes Apr 15, 1856
View New Borough Dushore Borough 1859 Creation yes* May 25, 1859
View School District Annexation Penn Township-Davidson Township 1862 School District Annexation yes Apr 5, 1862
View Boundary Realignment Elkland Township-Hillsgrove Township 1867 Boundary Realignment yes* 1866–1867
View Annexation Cherry Township-Dushore Borough Reconstructed 1859-1872 Annexation yes? 1859–1872
View New Borough Forksville Borough 1880 Creation yes Dec 22, 1880
View Annexation Cherry Township-Dushore Borough 1882 Annexation yes* 1882
View Annexation Laporte Township-Laporte Borough 1886 Annexation yes* 1886
View Boundary Realignment Hillsgrove Township-Shrewsbury Township 1892 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1892
View Boundary Realignment Forks Township-Shrewsbury Township to Hillsgrove 1895 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1895
View New Borough Eagles Mere Borough 1898 Creation yes Dec 13, 1898
View Township Classification Pennsylvania 1899 Township Classification yes Apr 28, 1899
View Boundary Realignment Davidson Township-Laporte Township 1900 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1899–1900
View Boundary Realignment Cherry Township-Forks Township 1902 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1901–1903
View Annexation Dushore Borough 1904 Ordinance yes Oct 19, 1904
View Boundary Realignment Elkland Township-Fox Township 1907 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1906–1907
View Annexation Laporte Borough-Laporte Township 1907 Annexation yes* 1906–1907
View Annexation Laporte Township-Laporte Borough Reconstructed 1904-1915 Annexation yes? 1904–1915
View Boundary Realignment Davidson Township-Shrewsbury Township 1955 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1955

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Charter Index bk. 1–4 (1859–1971)
Deed Grantee Index bk. 1876-1929–1929-1950 (1876–1950)
Ordinance Book bk. 1 (1996–1999)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 4–5 (1897–1915)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 8–9 (1929–1940)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 11 (1953–1967)
Quarter Sessions Docket bk. 1–3 (form–1896)
Quarter Sessions Index bk. 1–3 (form–2000)
Road Docket bk. 3 (1992–1998)
Road Docket bk. 1–2 (form–1906)
Road Minutes bk. 1 (form–1871)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Sullivan County 17500452 828 831
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Sullivan County 5838304 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Sullivan County 40037680 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Davidson Township-Laporte Township Proposed 1852 Boundary Realignment no* 1852
View Boundary Realignment Elkland Township-Fox Township-Hillsgrove Township Proposed 1862 Boundary Realignment unknown 1862
View New Borough Sonestown Borough Proposed 1866 Creation no 1866
View New Borough Forksville Borough Proposed 1867 Creation no* 1867
View New Township Cherry Township Proposed 1879 Division no 1879
View New Township Davidson Township Proposed 1880 Division no 1880
View New Township Cherry Township Proposed 1893 Division no 1893
View Annexation Cherry Township-Dushore Borough Proposed 1892 Annexation no 1892–1893
View New Borough Sonestown Borough Proposed 1895 Creation no 1895
View New Township Davidson Township-Laporte Township Proposed 1896 New Township no 1896
View New Borough South Laporte Borough Proposed 1901 Creation no 1901–1904
View New Borough Mildred Borough Proposed 1911 Creation no 1911–1912
View Boundary Realignment Lycoming County-Sullivan County 1930s Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1936–1938