Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Clairton, Municipality of municipality or lower City (Class: 3) yes

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 1, 1990 0

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 4200313704
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4213704
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 200 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 201 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 202 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214783 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1171889 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1133095 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 020692 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Clairton, City of (defunct) Old Name Jan 1, 1990

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View City, 3rd Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 1, 1990

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 Jefferson Township 1828 Creation yes* Jan 1828
View New Borough Clairton Borough 1903 Creation yes Apr 25, 1903
View New Borough Wilson Borough 1907 Creation yes Jan 4, 1907
View Annexation Clairton Borough Ordinance 49 yes Oct 17, 1907
View New Borough North Clairton Borough 1915 Creation yes May 18, 1915
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View New City Clairton City 1922 Creation yes Jan 2, 1922
View Annexation Jefferson Township-Clairton City Reconstructed 1925 Annexation yes? 1925
View Annexation Jefferson Township-Clairton City 1925 Annexation yes* Jan 5, 1925
View Annexation Clairton City 1935 Ordinance yes Nov 27, 1935
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 4, 2013
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Oct 15, 2014

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Council-Manager Form Clairton City Proposed 1971 Optional Charter no 1971–1972
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
View New Borough Wilson Borough Proposed 1985 Creation no 1985