Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Sep 18, 1880 Sep 18, 1880 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 4200335424 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4235424 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 834 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214802 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1177323 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q912465 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 021653 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Sep 18, 1880
View Expansion Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Sep 24, 1890
View Expansion Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Oct 19, 1901
View Expansion Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Jan 4, 1907
View Expansion Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Feb 4, 1908

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Sep 18, 1880

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 Township Wharton Township 1781 Creation yes+ Jan 9, 1781
View New Township Dickinson Township 1784 Creation yes* Sep 28, 1784
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
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: [Annexing land in Mifflin Township] Aug 5, 1901 Aug 12, 1901
View Ordinance: [Annexing the Homestead and Howard plan of lots] Sep 4, 1906
View Ordinance: [Annexing the M. H. West property] Jan 6, 1908
View Ordinance: Admitting and annexing a certain portion of land adjacent thereto, which is now situate in the Township of Mifflin, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, in accordance with the provisions of Chapter Three, Article One, Sections 18 and 19, of the Act of Assembly known as the "General Borough Act" approved May 14th, 1915, (P. L. 312) Mar 6, 1920 Mar 8, 1920

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Newspaper bk. News-Messenger, 1901-08-01–News-Messenger, 1901-09-17 (1901)
Newspaper bk. Daily Messenger, 1906-11-01–Daily Messenger, 1907-01-05 (1906–1907)
Newspaper bk. News-Messenger, 1906-09-01–News-Messenger, 1906-10-31 (1906)
Newspaper bk. Daily Messenger, 1908-01-03–Daily Messenger, 1908-02-10 (1908)
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Oct 20, 2015

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Homestead Borough 17500449 1221 1230
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Homestead 34427549 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Homestead Borough 1920 Ordinance no* 1920
View Dissolution Homestead Borough-Pittsburgh City Proposed 1920 Merger no 1920
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
View Home Rule Homestead Borough Proposed 1990 Home Rule no* 1990