Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 5, 1913 May 19, 1913 1

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 4200305520 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4205520 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 805 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214769 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1169218 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q816428 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 020273 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Kilbuck, Township of Reduction May 19, 1913
View Expansion Kilbuck, Township of Reduction May 28, 1936

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) May 19, 1913

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 85: Annexing to the Borough of Ben Avon Heights a section of Kilbuck Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and west of said Borough, known as the John I. Thompson Plan and herein described May 14, 1936

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 Heights Borough 17500449 1535 1540

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