Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Brighton, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1816 9

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Beaver, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Beaver County, Pennsylvania 55 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200708680 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215867 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1776512 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 040275 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Ohio, Township of (Beaver, defunct) Reduction 1816
View Creation South Beaver, Township of Reduction 1816
View Part Fallston, Borough of Creation (Within) May 12, 1829
View Reduction Fallston, Borough of Separation Jan 19, 1831
View Reduction Patterson, Township of Creation Oct 15, 1841
View Ascertainment Chippewa, Township of Ascertainment Sep 17, 1853
View Reduction Industry, Township of (defunct) Creation Feb 7, 1856
View Expansion Fallston, Borough of Reduction 1857
View Reduction Borough, Township of (defunct) Expansion May 9, 1860
View Reduction Bridgewater, Borough of (Beaver) Expansion 1868
View Reduction Industry, Township of (defunct) Expansion 1889–1891
View Reduction Borough, Township of (defunct) Expansion 1892
View Reduction Beaver, Borough of Expansion 1952

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1816
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

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 School District Annexation Brighton Township-Borough Township (Bridgewater Borough) 1868 School District Annexation yes* 1868
View School District Annexation Brighton Township-Industry Township 1879 School District Annexation yes* 1878–1879
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Beaver County 6th to 5th yes Mar 14, 1921
View County Classification Beaver County 5th to 4th yes Jan 1, 1941

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Brighton 5836767 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Brighton Township-New Sewickley Township Proposed 1826 New Township unknown 1826
View New Township Brighton Township-Ohio Township-South Beaver Township Proposed 1827 New Township unknown 1827
View New Township Brighton Township Proposed 1834 Division unknown 1834
View New Township Brighton Township-Ohio Township Proposed 1834 New Township no* 1834
View New Township Industry Township Proposed 1853 Creation no 1853
View Boundary Realignment Borough Township-Brighton Township Proposed 1867 Boundary Realignment unknown 1867
View Boundary Realignment Beaver Borough to Bridgewater Borough-Brighton Township Proposed 1934 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1934–1937
View Boundary Realignment Beaver Borough to Bridgewater Borough-Brighton Proposed 1938 Boundary Ascertainment unknown 1938
View Home Rule (County) Beaver County Proposed 1984 Home Rule no 1984