Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Crescent, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 17, 1855 1



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200317048 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 906 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215800 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1776465 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 020814 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Moon, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Nov 17, 1855
View Reduction Moon, Township of (Allegheny) Expansion Mar 26, 1925

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 17, 1855
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Mar 5, 1900

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 New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View Annexation Washington County-Allegheny County 1789 Annexation yes Sep 17, 1789
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Crescent 5836688 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Crescent Beach Borough Proposed 1913 Creation no 1913–1914
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