Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 1813 2



Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 57 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201582144 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216003 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1895845 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 081355 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Athens, Township of (Bradford) Reduction Aug 1813
View Reduction Ridgebury, Township of Creation Feb 9, 1818
View Reduction South Creek, Township of Creation May 13, 1835
View Ascertainment Southport, Town of (NY) Ascertainment Aug 19, 1890

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Aug 1813
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 Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
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

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances with Tables

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Wells 5836930 1 1