Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 20, 1856 1

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Potter, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4210575952 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216987 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7660712 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 530845 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Homer, Township of Reduction Dec 20, 1856
View Creation Summit, Township of (Potter) Reduction Dec 20, 1856
View Creation Wharton, Township of (Potter) Reduction Dec 20, 1856
View Ascertainment Homer, Township of Ascertainment 1865–1866
View Ascertainment Keating, Township of (Potter) Ascertainment 1865–1866
View Reduction Portage, Township of (Potter) Expansion May 19, 1871
View Ascertainment Summit, Township of (Potter) Ascertainment 1879
View Ascertainment Portage, Township of (Potter) Ascertainment 1894–1895

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 20, 1856
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 Eulalia Township 1810 Creation yes+ Dec 5, 1810
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Potter County 7th to 8th yes Jan 1, 1931

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Sylvania 5838188 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 Sylvania Township Proposed 1886 Independent School District unknown 1886