Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Baldwin, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 24, 1844 24

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200303932 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 902 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215798 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1776538 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 020154 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Jefferson, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Feb 24, 1844
View Creation Lower Saint Clair, Township of (defunct) Reduction Feb 24, 1844
View Creation Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Feb 24, 1844
View Creation Upper Saint Clair, Township of Reduction Feb 24, 1844
View Expansion Lower Saint Clair, Township of (defunct) Reduction 1875–1876
View Expansion Lower Saint Clair, Township of (defunct) Reduction May 6, 1892
View Reference West Liberty, Borough of (Allegheny, defunct) Reference May 6, 1892
View Reduction Hays, Borough of (defunct) Creation Dec 12, 1901
View Reduction Carrick, Borough of (defunct) Creation Jul 8, 1904
View Reduction? Carrick, Borough of (defunct) Expansion? 1904–1906
View Reduction Carrick, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Jun 3, 1911
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Jan 1, 1912
View Reduction Brentwood, Borough of Creation Nov 15, 1915
View Reduction Carrick, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Feb 5, 1917
View Reduction Castle Shannon, Borough of Creation Dec 20, 1919
View Reduction Overbrook, Borough of (defunct) Creation Dec 27, 1919
View Reduction Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Expansion Nov 5, 1928
View Reduction Brentwood, Borough of Expansion Nov 22, 1929
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Jan 5, 1931
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Dec 1, 1947
View Reduction Castle Shannon, Borough of Expansion Dec 12, 1947
View Reduction Castle Shannon, Borough of Expansion Dec 12, 1947
View Reduction Whitehall, Borough of (Allegheny) Creation Jan 5, 1948
View Expansion Jefferson, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction May 23, 1949
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Feb 5, 1951
View Reduction Pleasant Hills, Borough of Expansion Feb 23, 1951
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Mar 13, 1951
View Reduction Baldwin, Borough of Creation Jan 7, 1952
View Expansion Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 20, 1954

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 24, 1844
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Mar 4, 1901

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
View New Township Bedford County 1771 Township Division yes+ Apr 16, 1771
View New Township Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division yes* Apr 6, 1773
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 Lower Saint Clair Township-Upper Saint Clair Township 1838 Creation yes* 1838
View New Township Scott Township 1861 Creation yes* Jun 29, 1861
View New Township Mount Lebanon Township 1912 Creation yes Feb 6, 1912
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 Resolution: Authorizing the presentation of a petition for the incorporation of all of the Township of Baldwin into a Borough, to be designated as "The Borough of Baldwin" Nov 13, 1945
View Resolution: Approving a petition praying for the annexation to the Township of Baldwin of a portion of the Township of Jefferson, a first class township in the County of Allegheny, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Jun 24, 1948

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Baldwin Township to Mifflin Township-Jefferson Township Proposed 1846 Annexation no* 1846
View Annexation Baldwin Township to Mifflin Township-Jefferson Township Proposed 1847 Annexation unknown 1847–1848
View Boundary Realignment Baldwin Township-Snowden Township-Upper Saint Clair Township Proposed 1850 Boundary Realignment unknown 1850
View New Township Lower Baldwin Township-Upper Baldwin Township Proposed 1870 Creation no 1870
View Boundary Realignment Baldwin Township-Mifflin Township Proposed 1889 Boundary Realignment unknown 1889
View New Township Magee Township Proposed 1898 Creation no 1898–1899
View Annexation Carrick Borough Ordinance 269 no* 1910
View New Borough Overbrook Borough Proposed 1910 Creation no 1910–1911
View Annexation Carrick Borough Ordinance 558 no* 1914–1915
View New Borough Overbrook Borough Proposed 1918 Creation no 1918–1919
View Annexation Baldwin Township-Pittsburgh Proposed 1929 Annexation (Case 31) no* 1929
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 458 no* 1929
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 592 no 1928–1929
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 783 no 1929–1931
View New Borough Baldwin Borough Proposed 1945 Creation no 1945–1946
View New Borough Baldwin Borough Proposed 1946 Creation no 1946–1947
View Boundary Realignment Baldwin Township-Pittsburgh City 1947 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1947
View Annexation Jefferson Township-Baldwin Township Proposed 1948 Annexation no 1948
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 123 no 1950
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 383 no 1950
View New Borough Rolling Hills Borough Proposed 1951 Creation no 1951
View Annexation Mount Lebanon Township-Baldwin Township Proposed 1954 Annexation no 1954
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