Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 3, 1826 3



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


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4210584360 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216990 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1204939 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7990729 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 530935 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Eulalia, Township of Reduction May 3, 1826
View Reduction Portage, Township of (Potter) Creation 1842
View Reduction Sylvania, Township of Creation Dec 20, 1856
View Swap Portage, Township of (Potter) Swap 1858–1860
View Ascertainment Leidy, Township of Ascertainment 1869
View Ascertainment East Fork, Road District of (defunct) Ascertainment 1869–1871
View Reference Eulalia, Township of Reference 1869–1871
View Ascertainment Grove, Township of (Cameron) Ascertainment Jan 5, 1888
View Expansion East Fork, Road District of (defunct) Dissolution Jan 1, 2004

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township May 3, 1826
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 Separation (County) McKean County 1826 Separation yes+ Sep 1, 1826
View Separation (County) Potter County 1835 Separation yes+ Sep 1, 1835
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Potter County 7th to 8th yes Jan 1, 1931

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 196: Approving a joint agreement to merge the East Fork District of Potter County, Pennsylvania with the Township of Wharton, Potter County, Pennsylvania; providing to have the matter be decided by referendum; the question to be placed on the official ballot for the general election held November 4, 2003 Jul 7, 2003

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Elections) Dec 26, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Wharton 5838191 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Eulalia Township-Portage Township to Sylvania Township-Wharton Township Proposed 1862 Annexation no* 1862
View Election Districts East Fork Road District-Wharton Township Proposed 1961 Election District Merger no+ 1961