Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Vandergrift Borough 1897 Creation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1897 May 15, 1897 May 15, 1897 Decree of Incorporation - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Allegheny, Township of (Westmoreland)
Reduction
Westmoreland County
Part
PA
Part
Vandergrift, Borough of
Creation
Westmoreland County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Vandergrift, Borough of Borough (Title 8)

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Vandergrift, Borough of Westmoreland County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Vandergrift Borough 1897 Creation shape petition (recorded) 237.4 point on the original centre line of the West Penn Rail Road (old road bed) where said centre line is intersected by the easterly line of Ninth Alley on the town plan of Vandergrift

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Civil 26 Feb 1897 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 2, 1871 (Pa. Laws 283, No. 264), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 9, 1889 (Pa. Laws 174, No. 194), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 26, 1895 (Pa. Laws 389, No. 276), §§ 1–2 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Westmoreland County Corporation Book v. 4, p. 399 Sec'y.St. 95303:457–460 May 1897 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 23 348
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 5 349
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 135
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 23 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940
View Wendling 1992 CITIES AND BOROUGHS
View Wendling 1992 QUARTER SESSION CIVIL DOCKET #2