Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1781 9

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent former
Washington, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Washington County, Pennsylvania 140 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4212511800 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217186 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q5056343 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 630365 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1781
View *Reduction Moon, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Dec 18, 1788
View Reduction Moon, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Expansion Sep 17, 1789
View Reduction Chartiers, Township of (Washington) Creation Mar 12, 1790
View Reduction Mount Pleasant, Township of (Washington) Creation May 12, 1806
View Reduction McDonald, Borough of Creation Nov 11, 1889
View Ascertainment South Fayette, Township of Ascertainment Apr 4, 1890
View Reduction McDonald, Borough of Expansion Feb 16, 1895
View Reduction McDonald, Borough of Expansion 1913
View Reduction Canonsburg, Borough of Expansion 1919–1920
View Reduction Canonsburg, Borough of Expansion 1962–1963

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1781
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

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 School District Annexation Chartiers Township-Cecil Township 1881 School District Annexation yes* 1880–1881
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Washington County 5th to 4th yes Mar 14, 1921

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Cecil Township 17500452 1283 1283
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Cecil Township 17500452 1287 1287
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Cecil 5838443 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Cecil Township-Mount Pleasant Township Proposed 1816 Boundary Realignment unknown 1816
View Boundary Realignment Cecil Township-Mount Pleasant Township-Robinson Township-Smith Township Proposed 1835 Boundary Realignment unknown 1835
View Boundary Realignment Cecil Township-Mount Pleasant Township-Smith Township to Robinson Township Proposed 1836 Boundary Realignment unknown 1836
View New Township Cecil Township Proposed 1884 Division no* 1884–1885
View Home Rule (County) Washington County Proposed 1974 Home Rule no* 1974–1976
View Home Rule (County) Washington County Proposed 2021 Home Rule no+ 2021