Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 12, 1855 2



Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 50 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201577176 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215998 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1895191 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 081175 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Monroe, Township of (Bradford) Reduction Feb 12, 1855
View Creation South Towanda, Township of (defunct) Dissolution Feb 12, 1855
View Ascertainment Burlington, Township of (Bradford) Ascertainment 1897–1898
View Reduction Towanda, Borough of Expansion Aug 8, 1962
View Reduction Towanda, Borough of Expansion 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 12, 1855
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View New Township North Towanda Township-South Towanda Township 1851 Creation yes* Dec 15, 1851
View School District Annexation Towanda Township-Towanda Borough 1883 School District Annexation yes* 1883
View School District Annexation Asylum Township-Towanda Township 1899 School District Annexation yes* 1899
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