Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 1776 2



Name Relationship Status
Northumberland, County of Parent former
Union, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Union County, Pennsylvania 014 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4211984496 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217137 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191265 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7994644 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 600425 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Buffalo, Township of (Union) Reduction Feb 1776
View Reduction Washington, Township of (Union, defunct) Creation Aug 23, 1785
View Reduction Kelly, Township of Creation Dec 1824
View Reference Hickory, Township of (Union, proposed) Reference Dec 1824
View Reference Pike, Township of (Union, proposed) Reference Dec 1824
View Swap West Buffalo, Township of Swap 1852–1853

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 1776
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 New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New County Union County 1813 Creation yes+ Nov 1, 1813
View New School District Buffalo Township-Kelly Township-White Deer Township 1856 Independent School District yes* 1856
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Union County 1941 8th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1941
View County Classification Union County 7th to 8th yes Jun 25, 1941
View County Classification Union County 1952 8th to 7th yes Jan 1, 1952

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 White Deer 5838381 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Muncy Township-White Deer Township Proposed 1778 Boundary Realignment no* 1778
View Boundary Realignment Hartley Township-West Buffalo Township-White Deer Township Proposed 1827 Boundary Realignment unknown 1827
View Annexation Hartley Township-West Buffalo Township to White Deer Township Proposed 1838 Annexation no* 1838
View New Township White Deer Township Proposed 1848 Division unknown 1848
View New Borough White Deer Mills Borough Proposed 1855 Creation no* 1855–1856
View New School District Kelly Township-White Deer Township Proposed 1875 Independent School District unknown 1875
View New Borough New Columbia Borough Proposed 1910 Creation no 1910
View Home Rule (County) Union County Proposed 1973 Home Rule no* 1973