Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
McCandless, Township of (defunct) municipality or lower Township no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 22, 1851 1 Jan 1, 1975

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent most recent

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200345900
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215814 Historic View
View other Wikidata Q1187311 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Pine, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Mar 22, 1851
View Reduction Hampton, Township of Creation Feb 18, 1861
View Ascertainment Ross, Township of (Allegheny) Ascertainment Jan 1, 1961
View Ascertainment Ross, Township of (Allegheny) Ascertainment May 31, 1961
View Old Name McCandless, Town of New Name Jan 1, 1975

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 22, 1851
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 5, 1953

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "Town of McCandless"] May 6, 1974 Jan 1, 1975

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. McCandless Township 17500449 803 803
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. McCandless Township 17500449 806 806
View Cns. Mp. 1940 McCandless 5836703 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township McCandless Township-Pine Township-Shaler Township Proposed 1859 New Township no 1859
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no 1972–1974