Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 3, 1850 3

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Armstrong, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Armstrong County, Pennsylvania 26 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200542280 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4242280 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214853 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1179123 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1183730 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 030633 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Allegheny, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Reduction May 3, 1850
View Separation Allegheny, Township of (Armstrong, defunct) Reduction Mar 11, 1853
View Expansion Gilpin, Township of Reduction Dec 19, 1895
View Expansion Gilpin, Township of Reduction 1963–1964
View Expansion Gilpin, Township of Reduction 1968–1971

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (1834 Act) May 3, 1850
View Borough (Title 8) Apr 2, 1888

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 School District Annexation Gilpin Township-Leechburg Borough 1892 School District Annexation yes* 1892
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 6, 1962: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Leechburg a section of Gilpin Township, Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania, adjacent to and lying to the north of said Borough of Leechburg and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of said County Jul 2, 1962 Jul 2, 1962
View Ordinance 5, 1968: Approving the petition for annexing to the Borough of Leechburg a section of Gilpin Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to said Borough of Leechburg and hereinafter fully described, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become upon a part of the said Borough if the annexation thereof shall be approved by the Court of Quarter Sessions of said County Dec 2, 1968 Dec 2, 1968

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Sep 5, 2016

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Leechburg Borough 17500449 717 724
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Leechburg 5836741 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Leechburg 34427616 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Gilpin Township-Leechburg Borough Proposed 1882 School District Annexation unknown 1882
View Home Rule (County) Armstrong County Proposed 1996 Home Rule no 1996–1997