Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 15, 1834 Apr 5, 1834 7

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 4200322992 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4222992 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 825 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214793 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1174100 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q526217 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 021083 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Elizabeth, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Apr 5, 1834
View Expansion? Elizabeth, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction? 1877–1900
View Expansion? Forward, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction? 1877–1900
View Expansion Forward, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Jan 4, 1926
View Expansion? Elizabeth, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction? 1900–1927
View Expansion Forward, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Jan 25, 1951
View Expansion Forward, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Jul 15, 1959
View Expansion Forward, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Nov 28, 1965

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Apr 5, 1834
View Borough (Title 8) Jul 7, 1877

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 New Township Forward Township-Lincoln Township 1869 Creation yes* Mar 29, 1869
View Plat Recording Elizabeth Borough 1874 Plat Recording yes* 1874
View School District Annexation Elizabeth Township-Elizabeth Borough 1876 School District Annexation yes* 1875–1876
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Plat Recording Elizabeth Borough 1928 Plat Recording yes* 1927–1928
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance Feb 19, 1874
View Ordinance 1876
View Ordinance 1900
View Ordinance 132: Annexing to the Borough of Elizabeth certain territory now situated in the Township of Forward, County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania Nov 9, 1925 Nov 9, 1925
View Ordinance Dec 5, 1927 Dec 5, 1927
View Ordinance 230: Annexing land adjacent to the Borough of Elizabeth and detaching the same from the Township of Forward, a second class township, of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, describing the said land and providing for notice to the proper authorities Dec 27, 1951 Dec 31, 1951
View Ordinance 280: Approving the petition of Albert F. Roll and Betty P. Roll, his wife, and Arthur C. Roll, for the annexation of their land lying in the Township of Forward to the Borough of Elizabeth Oct 6, 1959 Oct 6, 1959
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Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jun 24, 2018

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Elizabeth Borough 17500449 1313 1319

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Forward Township-Elizabeth Borough Proposed 1876 Annexation unknown 1876
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