Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Avalon, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 4, 1893 0



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200303608
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4203608
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 802 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214764 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1213947 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1132997 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 020093 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name West Bellevue, Borough of (defunct) Old Name Mar 4, 1893
View Ascertainment Bellevue, Borough of (Allegheny) Ascertainment 1912

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Mar 4, 1893

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View New Township Ohio Township 1803 Creation yes+ Sep 1803
View New Township Kilbuck Township 1869 Creation yes* Mar 1, 1869
View New Borough West Bellevue Borough 1874 Creation yes Dec 9, 1874
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 494: Locating and determining the dividing line between the Borough of Bellevue and Avalon Jul 30, 1912 Jul 30, 1912

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Mar 13, 2016

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Avalon Borough 17500449 1556 1565
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Avalon 32199634 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no 1972–1974
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no 1977–1978