Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 9, 1892 Jan 9, 1892 1



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200305504 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4205504 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 804 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214768 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1169216 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q816423 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 020243 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Kilbuck, Township of Reduction Jan 9, 1892
View Expansion Kilbuck, Township of Reduction Jul 10, 1940

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 9, 1892

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 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 292: Locating and determining the dividing line between the Boroughs of Emsworth and Ben Avon May 13, 1913 May 19, 1913 p. 52–54
View Ordinance 432: Annexing to said Borough a section of Kilbuck Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and north of said Borough, formerly known as Hilands property, and herein described Jun 11, 1940 Jun 11, 1940 p. 18–19

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 4, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Ben Avon Borough 17500449 1541 1548

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Ben Avon Borough-Emsworth Borough 1913 Boundary Realignment unknown 1913
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