Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Towanda, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 5, 1828 Mar 5, 1828 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 47 Lead
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 48 Lead
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 49 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201577168 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4277168 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214959 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213646 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q671662 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 081143 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Towanda, Township of (defunct) Part Mar 5, 1828
View Expansion Towanda, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 13, 1839
View Separation Towanda, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 13, 1839
View Expansion Towanda, Township of Reduction Aug 8, 1962
View Expansion Towanda, Township of Reduction 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Mar 5, 1828
View Borough (Title 8) May 3, 1852

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View General Law Towanda Borough 1852 General Law (2) yes May 4, 1852
View General Law Towanda Borough 1852 General Law (3) yes Dec 8, 1852
View School District Annexation Towanda Township-Towanda Borough 1883 School District Annexation yes* 1883
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Bradford County 6th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1931
View County Classification Bradford County 7th to 6th yes Jan 1, 1941

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance: Extending the limits of the Borough Nov 12, 1867 v. 1, p. 15
View Ordinance: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Towanda, a section of Towanda Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and West of said Borough of Towanda and hereinafter fully described and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become upon a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of said County Jun 4, 1962 v. 2, p. 225–226
View Ordinance 8, 1967: Approving the petition for annexation to the Borough of Towanda, a section of Towanda Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and south of said Borough of Towanda and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough upon the filing, in the Court of Quarter Sessions of Bradford County, Pennsylvania, of a certified copy of this ordinance together with a description of the land to be annexed and a pla[n] showing the courses and distances of the boundries of the Borough before and after such proposed annexation May 1, 1967 May 1, 1967 v. 3, p. 4–5

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Towanda Borough 17500449 81 89
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Towanda Borough 17500449 94 94
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Towanda 5836925 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Towanda 34427686 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Towanda Borough 1867 Ordinance unknown 1867
View Home Rule Towanda Borough Proposed 1974 Home Rule no* 1974–1976