Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 26, 1805 10

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 4200336808 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 917 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215810 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1771031 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 021685 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Deer, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 26, 1805
View Reduction East Deer, Township of Expansion 1836
View Reduction Sharpsburg, Borough of Creation Mar 26, 1842
View Reduction Marion, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Mar 20, 1847
View Reference Shaler, Township of Reference Mar 20, 1847
View Reduction Hampton, Township of Creation Feb 18, 1861
View Reduction Harmar, Township of Creation Jun 8, 1875
View Reduction O'Hara, Township of Creation Jun 8, 1875
View Reduction Fox Chapel, Borough of Creation Oct 2, 1934
View Reduction Fox Chapel, Borough of Expansion Jul 10, 1940
View Reduction Fox Chapel, Borough of Expansion May 11, 1949
View Reduction Fox Chapel, Borough of Expansion 1951
View Reduction Fox Chapel, Borough of Expansion Dec 20, 1954

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Dec 26, 1805
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 2nd Class (Optional Plan, Council-Manager) Jan 5, 1976

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 School District Annexation East Deer Township-Indiana Township 1872 School District Annexation yes* 1871–1872
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 the Township of Indiana] Jul 1, 1974 Jan 5, 1976

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Indiana Township 17500449 798 798
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Indiana Township 17500449 804 804
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Indiana 5836699 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Indiana Township Proposed 1859 Division no 1859
View Annexation Hampton Township-Shaler Township Proposed 1861 Annexation unknown 1861
View New Township Indiana Township Proposed 1863 Division no* 1863
View Dissolution Allegheny City-Duquesne Borough-Indiana Township-McClure Township-Reserve Township-Ross Township-Shaler Township-Sharpsburg Borough to Pittsburgh City Proposed 1867 Merger no* 1867
View New Township Indiana Township Proposed 1872 Division (1) no 1872
View New Township Indiana Township Proposed 1872 Division (2) no 1872
View New Township Indiana Township-O'Hara Township-Shaler Township Proposed 1882 New Township no* 1882–1883
View Annexation Indiana Township-Shaler Township Proposed 1950 Annexation no* 1950–1953
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