Originally included the area of Shannon (first designated Lost Grove) as a temporary attachment.
Formed from territories originally attached to Harlem (York) and Wysox (date unknown).
Originally included the east half of Rock Creek as a temporary attachment.
The west half of township was originally attached temporarily to Rosehall (Salem) and the east half to Lima (date
of uniting two halves unknown).
Name changed from Rosehall (date unknown); originally included west half of Rock Creek as a temporary attachment..
Originally included as temporary attachments an area called Rush Creek (eastern part of Washington) and an area
called Portsmouth (western part of Washington).
Formed from territory originally designated Lost Grove and attached temporarily to Cherry Grove (date unknown).
Created from territories originally designated Portsmouth (western part) and Rush Creek (eastern part) and attached
temporarily to Savanna (date unknown).
Originally included southeast part of Fairhaven as a temporary attachment.
Name changed from Harlem (date unknown); originally included much of Fairhaven as a temporary attachment; western
part, originally designated Bluffville, was also included as a temporary attachment that later became permanent.
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