Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 20, 1919 Dec 20, 1919 9

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 4200311680 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4211680 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 813 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214779 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1171322 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1133591 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 020573 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Baldwin, Township of Reduction Dec 20, 1919
View Creation Bethel, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Dec 20, 1919
View Creation Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 20, 1919
View Expansion Bethel, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Mar 14, 1946
View Expansion Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 23, 1946
View Expansion Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 12, 1947
View Expansion Bethel, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Jul 9, 1947
View Expansion Baldwin, Township of Reduction Dec 12, 1947
View Expansion Baldwin, Township of Reduction Dec 12, 1947
View Expansion Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 12, 1947
View Expansion Bethel, Borough of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Aug 29, 1952
View Expansion Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 4, 1968
View Reduction Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Expansion Mar 4, 1968

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Dec 20, 1919

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 Township Wharton Township 1781 Creation yes+ Jan 9, 1781
View New Township Dickinson Township 1784 Creation yes* Sep 28, 1784
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 Baldwin Township 1844 Creation yes* Feb 24, 1844
View New Township Snowden Township 1845 Creation yes* Oct 6, 1845
View New Township Scott Township 1861 Creation yes* Jun 29, 1861
View New Township Bethel Township 1886 Creation yes Jun 7, 1886
View New Township Mount Lebanon Township 1912 Creation yes Feb 6, 1912
View Annexation Bethel Township-Mount Lebanon Township 1914 Annexation yes Nov 7, 1914
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View New Borough Bethel Borough 1950 Creation yes Jan 2, 1950
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution: Approval of petition for annexation to the Borough of Castle Shannon Dec 27, 1945
View Ordinance 210: Annexing land adjacent to the Borough of Castle Shannon and detaching the same from the Township of Bethel, a second class township of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, describing the said land and providing for notice to the proper authorities Feb 26, 1946 Feb 26, 1946
View Resolution: Approval of petition for annexation to the Borough of Castle Shannon Nov 23, 1946 Nov 23, 1946
View Resolution: Approval of petition for annexation to the Borough of Castle Shannon Jun 21, 1947 Jun 21, 1947
View Resolution: Approval of petition for annexation to the Borough of Castle Shannon Jul 1, 1947 Jul 1, 1947
View Ordinance 220: Annexing land adjacent to the Borough of Castle Shannon and detaching the same from the Township of Bethel, a second class township of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, describing the said land and providing for notice to the proper authorities Jul 8, 1947 Jul 8, 1947

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Castle Shannon Borough 17500449 1441 1447
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Castle Shannon 32199651 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Castle Shannon Borough Proposed 1895 Creation no 1895–1897
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 458 no* 1929
View Annexation Mount Lebanon Township-Castle Shannon Borough Proposed 1946 Annexation no 1946–1962
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no 1972–1974
View Home Rule Castle Shannon Borough Proposed 1972 Home Rule no 1972–1974
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no 1977–1978