Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New City Municipality Clairton City 1922 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Letters Patent Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1920–1922 Sep 14, 1921 Jan 2, 1922 Municipal Election after Letters Patent - 1st Monday in January thereafter

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Wilson, Borough of (Allegheny, defunct)
Consolidation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Clairton, City of (defunct)
Creation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
North Clairton, Borough of (defunct)
Consolidation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Clairton, City of (defunct)
Creation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Clairton, Borough of (defunct)
Consolidation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Clairton, City of (defunct)
Creation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Clairton, City of (defunct) City, 3rd Class (Title 11)

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Clairton, Municipality of Allegheny County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Clairton City 1922 Creation shape letters patent (official communications) point at low water mark on the Monongahela River at the intersection of said low water mark and the dividing line between properties of the Pittsburgh, Virginia and Charleston Railroad and Carnegie Steel Company, said point being situate on the rive side and forty-two (42) feet distant from the Harbor Lines as established by the United States Engineers. (It being hereby understood that the following low water lines are parallel to and forty-two (42) feet from the said established Harbor Lines)

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 1 Nov 1920 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 27, 1913 (Pa. Laws 568, No. 367), art. 1, §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of May 13, 1915 (Pa. Laws 306, No. 185), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 24, 1917 (Pa. Laws 296, No. 159), §§ 1–2 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Pennsylvania Official Communication Book v. 22, p. 2 Sec'y.St. 798: (10-0129) Sep 14, 1921 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allegheny, County of Election: [For or against the incorporation of the Borough of Clairton, the Borough of North Clairton, and the Borough of Wilson as a city of the third class by the name, style, and title of the City of Clairton] Nov 2, 1920
Pennsylvania, Commonwealth of Letters Patent: [Constituting the Borough of Clairton, the Borough of North Clairton, and the Borough of Wilson as a city of the third class by the name, style, and title of the City of Clairton] Sep 14, 1921

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1930 Cns. Rep. Footnote 2 937
View 1930 Cns. Rep. Footnote 5 929
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. 17500449 1416–1418 Jul 9, 1948
View 1940 Cns. Rep. Footnote 2 913
View 1940 Cns. Rep. Footnote 6 908
View 1950 Cns. Rep. Footnote 7 38-14–38-10
View 1960 Cns. Rep. Footnote 3 40-17
View 1970 Cns. Rep. Footnote 4 40-22
View Allegheny Hist. Form. BOROUGHS 16
View Allegheny Hist. Form. BOROUGHS 28
View Allegheny Hist. Form. BOROUGHS 36
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 3
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Miller, P. G. (Clerk) Feb 20, 1923
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 4 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940