Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 1834 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
McKean, County of Parent former
Potter, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4210582568 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216989 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7984563 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 530905 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) Eulalia, Township of Reduction Sep 1834
View Creation (Within) Jackson, Township of (Potter, defunct) Expansion Sep 1834
View Creation (Within) Pike, Township of (Potter) Expansion Sep 1834
View Ascertainment (Within) Jackson, Township of (Potter, defunct) Part 1838
View Ascertainment (Within) Pike, Township of (Potter) Part 1838
View Separation Jackson, Township of (Potter, defunct) Reduction 1845
View Separation Pike, Township of (Potter) Reduction 1845
View Ascertainment Summit, Township of (Potter) Ascertainment 1865
View Reduction East Fork, Road District of (defunct) Creation Apr 3, 1869
View Ascertainment Pike, Township of (Potter) Ascertainment 1877–1878
View Ascertainment Ulysses, Township of Ascertainment 1877–1878
View Expansion Pike, Township of (Potter) Reduction 1888–1889
View Expansion Ulysses, Township of Reduction 1888–1889
View Ascertainment Ulysses, Township of Ascertainment 1892–1894

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township (Unorganized) Sep 1834
View Township 1845
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 Cambria County-Clearfield County-Jefferson County-McKean County-Potter County-Tioga County 1804 Creation yes+ Mar 26, 1804
View New Township Eulalia Township 1810 Creation yes+ Dec 5, 1810
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Potter County 7th to 8th yes Jan 1, 1931

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 West Branch 5838190 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Pike Township-West Branch Township Proposed 1858 Boundary Realignment no* 1858–1859