Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 1795 15



Name Relationship Status
Bradford, County of Parent current
Luzerne, County of Parent former
Ontario, County of (defunct) Parent former


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Bradford County, Pennsylvania 62 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4201586912 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1216008 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1205002 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1895723 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 081535 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Tioga, Township of (Bradford, defunct) Reduction Apr 1795
View Reduction Burlington, Township of (Luzerne, defunct) Creation Jan 1802
View Reduction Towanda, Township of (defunct) Creation Jan 1808
View Expansion Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1813
View Reduction Athens, Township of (Bradford) Expansion 1813
View Reduction Ulster, Township of Expansion 1814–1815
View Reduction Sheshequin, Township of Creation May 1820
View Reduction Sheshequin, Township of Expansion 1821–1822
View Reduction Watertown, Township of (defunct) Creation Dec 1830
View Reduction Sheshequin, Township of Expansion 1831
View Expansion Monroe, Township of (Bradford) Reduction 1832–1833
View Reduction Herrick, Township of (Bradford) Creation Feb 1838
View Reduction Orwell, Township of Expansion 1839–1840
View Reduction Standing Stone, Township of Creation 1841
View Reduction Durell, Township of (defunct) Creation Dec 5, 1842
View Expansion Sheshequin, Township of Reduction 1853

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 1795
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 County Luzerne County 1786 Creation yes+ Sep 25, 1786
View New County Ontario County-Susquehanna County 1810 Creation yes+ Feb 21, 1810
View New Name Bradford County 1812 Creation yes+ Mar 24, 1812
View Separation (County) Bradford County-Susquehanna County-Tioga County 1812 Separation yes+ Oct 13, 1812
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

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Wysox 5836935 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Wyalusing Township-Wysox Township Proposed 1800 Boundary Realignment unknown 1800
View Annexation Towanda Township-Wysox Township Proposed 1810 Annexation unknown 1810