Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Green Tree, Borough of municipality or lower Borough yes


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jul 14, 1885 Jul 20, 1885 2



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200331256 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4231256 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 831 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214799 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1176120 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1185761 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 021473 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Union, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Jul 20, 1885
View Reduction? Pittsburgh, City of Expansion? 1885–1886
View Reduction Westwood, Borough of (defunct) Creation Oct 3, 1912

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jul 20, 1885
View Borough (Home Rule Charter) Jan 6, 1975

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 Lower Saint Clair Township-Upper Saint Clair Township 1838 Creation yes* 1838
View New Township Scott Township 1861 Creation yes* Jun 29, 1861
View Annexation Scott Township-Union Township Reconstructed 1876-1885 Annexation yes? 1876–1885
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 804: Creating a government study commission and providing for the election of the members of the government study commission, and to make recommendations concerning a home rule charter Jun 26, 1972 Jul 10, 1972
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "Borough of Green Tree"] May 6, 1974 Jan 6, 1975

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Miscellaneous) May 28, 2018

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Green Tree Borough 17500449 1241 1245

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Dissolution Union Township-Green Tree Borough Proposed 1886 Merger no 1886
View Dissolution Green Tree Borough-Pittsburgh City Proposed 1921 Merger no 1921
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