Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Franklin, Township of (Westmoreland, defunct) municipality or lower Township no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 10, 1786 9 Jan 5, 1976

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent former
Westmoreland, County of Parent most recent

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4212952432
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4252432
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215711 Historic View
View other Wikidata Q1183898 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Pitt, Township of (defunct) Reduction Jan 10, 1786
View *Reduction Plum, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Dec 18, 1788
View Reduction North Huntingdon, Township of Expansion 1804
View Reduction New Salem, Borough of (Westmoreland, defunct) Creation May 7, 1833
View Reduction Penn, Township of (Westmoreland) Creation Feb 24, 1855
View Reduction New Salem, Borough of (Westmoreland, defunct) Expansion 1891–1892
View Reduction Export, Borough of Creation Nov 11, 1911
View Reduction Export, Borough of Expansion Jul 10, 1962
View Ascertainment Penn, Township of (Westmoreland) Ascertainment 1967
View Reduction Export, Borough of Expansion 1969
View Reduction Delmont, Borough of Expansion 1969–1972
View Old Name Franklin, Borough of (Westmoreland, defunct) New Name Jan 5, 1976

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Jan 10, 1786
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View School District Annexation Plum Township-Franklin Township 1846 School District Annexation yes* 1846
View School District Annexation Washington Township-Franklin Township 1888 School District Annexation yes* 1888
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Westmoreland County 4th to 3rd yes Mar 14, 1921
View Home Rule Murrysville Municipality 1978 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 1978

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 98, 1974: Authorizing and directing the Board of Elections of Westmoreland County to hold an election upon a home rule question and election of a government study commission of nine members pursuant to the Act of 1972 April 13, No. 62 § 201 et seq. (53 P.S. 1-201 et seq.) Jul 3, 1974
View Ordinance 102, 1974: Amending Ordinance #98-74, to conform to Act #149 of the Legislature of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Senate Bill #403, Printer's #2283, approved the 3rd day of July, 1974 by Milton J. Shapp, Governor Sep 4, 1974

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Franklin Township 17500452 1670 1670
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Franklin 5838511 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District Franklin Township (Westmoreland) Proposed 1856 Independent School District unknown 1856
View New Borough Export Borough Proposed 1904 Creation no 1904–1905
View New Borough Export Borough Proposed 1908 Creation no 1908
View New Borough Export Borough Proposed 1910 Creation no 1910–1911
View New Borough Murrysville Borough Proposed 1928 Creation no 1928–1929
View Annexation Export Borough Ordinance 118 no* 1952
View Annexation Delmont Borough Ordinance 16, 1969 no* 1969–1971
View Annexation Export Borough Ordinance 10, 1969 no* 1969–1972
View Annexation Export Borough Ordinance 11, 1969 no* 1969–1972
View Annexation Export Borough Ordinance 12, 1969 no* 1969–1972
View Annexation Export Borough Ordinance 2, 1970 no* 1970–1972
View Annexation Export Borough Ordinance 3, 1970 no* 1970–1972
View Annexation Export Borough Ordinance 9, 1969 no* 1969–1972