Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Hampton, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) yes

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Feb 18, 1861 1

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 4200332328 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 914 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215807 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182146 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 021505 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Indiana, Township of Reduction Feb 18, 1861
View Creation McCandless, Township of (defunct) Reduction Feb 18, 1861
View Creation West Deer, Township of Reduction Feb 18, 1861
View Ascertainment Shaler, Township of Ascertainment 1900–1902
View Reduction? Shaler, Township of Expansion? 1927–1929
View Ascertainment West Deer, Township of Ascertainment 1988

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Feb 18, 1861
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 2nd Class (Optional Plan, Mayor-Council C) Jan 5, 1976
View Township, 2nd Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 4, 1982

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
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 Indiana Township 1805 Creation yes+ Dec 26, 1805
View New Township East Deer Township-West Deer Township 1836 Creation yes* Oct 1836
View School District Annexation Hampton Township-McCandless Township 1865 School District Annexation yes* 1865
View School District Reversion McCandless Township-Hampton Township 1883 School District Reversion yes* 1883
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 Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of an optional plan for Hampton Township] Aug 7, 1973 Jan 5, 1976
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "Township of Hampton"] Aug 27, 1981 Jan 4, 1982

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Hampton Township 17500449 795 795
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Hampton 5836696 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Hampton Township-Shaler Township Proposed 1861 Annexation unknown 1861
View Annexation Shaler Township-Hampton Township Proposed 1900 Annexation no* 1900–1902
View First Class Township Hampton Township Proposed 1960 1st Class no 1960
View First Class Township Hampton Township Proposed 1970 1st Class no 1970
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