Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Towanda, Township of (defunct) municipality or lower Township no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 1808 3 Dec 15, 1851

Related

Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent most recent
Luzerne, County of Parent former
Ontario, County of (defunct) Parent former

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Wysox, Township of Reduction Jan 1808
View Reduction Franklin, Township of (Bradford) Creation Sep 1819
View Expansion Burlington, Township of (Bradford) Reduction Sep 1821
View Reduction Monroe, Township of (Bradford) Creation Sep 1821
View Part Towanda, Borough of Creation (Within) Mar 5, 1828
View Reduction Towanda, Borough of Expansion Mar 13, 1839
View Reduction Towanda, Borough of Separation Mar 13, 1839
View Division North Towanda, Township of Creation Dec 15, 1851
View Division South Towanda, Township of (defunct) Creation Dec 15, 1851

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 1808

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Ontario County-Susquehanna County 1810 Creation yes+ Feb 21, 1810
View New Name Bradford County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 24, 1812
View Separation (County) Bradford County-Susquehanna County-Tioga County 1812 Separation yes+ Oct 13, 1812

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Towanda Township-Wysox Township Proposed 1810 Annexation unknown 1810
View Boundary Realignment Burlington Township-Towanda Township Proposed 1840 Boundary Realignment unknown 1840