Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 1830 Mar 16, 1830 2



Name Relationship Status
Tioga, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Tioga County, Pennsylvania 39 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211782160 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4282160 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215629 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1190816 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1184574 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 591143 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Delmar, Township of Reduction Mar 16, 1830
View Expansion Delmar, Township of Reduction Apr 6, 1870
View Expansion Delmar, Township of Reduction May 22, 1957

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Mar 16, 1830
View Borough (Title 8) May 21, 1852

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 Charter Amendment Wellsboro Borough 1835 Charter Amendment yes* May 30, 1835
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Tioga County 7th to 6th yes Sep 15, 1971

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 349: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Wellsboro a section of Delmar Township, Tioga County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and South of said Borough of Wellsboro and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of Tioga County Mar 11, 1957 Mar 12, 1957

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances bk. 1957 (form–1957)
Code of Ordinances bk. 2002 (form–2002)
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) May 15, 2015

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Wellsboro Borough 17500452 916 921
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Wellsboro 5838367 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Wellsboro 40037689 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Delmar Township-Wellsboro Borough Proposed 1885 Boundary Realignment no 1885–1886