Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 1, 1863 4

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 4200332832 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 916 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215809 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1185422 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 021564 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Fawn, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Apr 1, 1863
View Reduction Brackenridge, Borough of Creation Oct 11, 1901
View Reduction Tarentum, Borough of Expansion Oct 1, 1909
View Reduction Tarentum, Borough of Expansion Jul 30, 1910
View Reduction Brackenridge, Borough of Expansion May 5, 1941

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 1, 1863
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Mar 5, 1900

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 East Deer Township-West Deer Township 1836 Creation yes* Oct 1836
View New Township Fawn Township 1857 Creation yes* Mar 28, 1857
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 Resolution: In the matter of changing the limits thereof by detaching therefrom a portion of the territory embraced within the limits of said township and by annexation of the same to the Borough of Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Feb 13, 1941
View Ordinance 645: Authorizing and directing the proper officers of said township to enter into an agreement with the Borough of Brackenridge, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, providing for the adjustment and apportionment of the assets and liabilities of the Township of Harrison incident to and occasioned by an annexation proceedings at No. 54 March Sessions, 1941, Court of Quarter Sessions of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Jan 19, 1942

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Nov 23, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Harrison 5836698 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New City Allegheny City Proposed 1955 Creation no 1955
View New City Allegheny City Proposed 1960 Creation no 1960
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no 1972–1974
View Home Rule Harrison Township Proposed 1974 Home Rule no 1974
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no 1977–1978