Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court West Pittsburgh Borough 1853 Creation yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1852–1853 Feb 19, 1853 Feb 19, 1853 Decree of Incorporation - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Chartiers, Township of (Allegheny, defunct)
Reduction
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
West Pittsburgh, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
West Pittsburgh, Borough of (defunct) Borough (Title 8)

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Pittsburgh, City of Allegheny County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View West Pittsburgh Borough 1853 Creation shape petition south side of the Monongahela river at the line of the Borough of South Pittsburg

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Supreme Court of Pennsylvania - Western District Appeal 22 Sep 1853 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Road 4 Dec 1851 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

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Allegheny Hist. Form. BOROUGHS 35
View Negley 1876 Its Boroughs.