Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
McKeesport, City of municipality or lower City (Class: 3) yes

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1891 Apr 6, 1891 11

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 4200346256
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4246256
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 400 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 401 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 402 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 403 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 404 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 405 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 406 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 407 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 408 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 409 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 410 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 411 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 412 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214807 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1192915 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q949739 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 022042 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name McKeesport, Borough of (defunct) Old Name Apr 6, 1891
View Reference Reynoldton, Borough of (defunct) Reference Apr 6, 1891
View Expansion Versailles, Township of (1875-1948, defunct) Reduction Sep 8, 1897
View Expansion Reynoldton, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Jan 15, 1898
View Expansion Christy Park, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Jul 27, 1898
View Expansion Versailles, Township of (1875-1948, defunct) Reduction Mar 30, 1901
View Expansion North Versailles, Township of Reduction Sep 11, 1903
View Expansion Versailles, Township of (1875-1948, defunct) Reduction Sep 11, 1903
View Expansion Versailles, Township of (1875-1948, defunct) Reduction 1904
View Expansion Versailles, Township of (1875-1948, defunct) Reduction Jul 18, 1936
View Expansion Versailles, Township of (1875-1948, defunct) Reduction Dec 22, 1939
View Expansion? Versailles, Township of (1875-1948, defunct) Reduction? 1948–1950
View Expansion Eden Park, Borough of (defunct) Dissolution Feb 4, 1952

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View City, 3rd Class (Title 11) Apr 6, 1891
View City, 3rd Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 5, 1976

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 County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View New Borough McKeesport Borough 1842 Creation yes Jul 11, 1842
View Election Separation McKeesport Borough 1847 Election Separation yes Feb 13, 1847
View New Township Forward Township-Lincoln Township 1869 Creation yes* Mar 29, 1869
View Annexation South Versailles Township-McKeesport Borough 1873 Annexation yes* 1873
View New Borough Reynoldton Borough 1886 Creation yes Dec 17, 1886
View New Borough Christy Park Borough 1893 Creation yes* Jul 1, 1893
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View New Borough Eden Park Borough 1946 Creation yes Jan 7, 1946
View New Borough White Oak Borough 1950 Creation yes Jan 2, 1950
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Common Minute Apr 12, 1897 v. 1, p. 596
View Common Minute Apr 30, 1897 v. 1, p. 597
View Common Minute May 10, 1897 v. 1, p. 600
View Common Minute May 10, 1897 v. 1, p. 601
View Common Minute May 14, 1897 v. 1, p. 603
View Common Minute May 17, 1897 v. 1, p. 605
View Common Minute Jun 14, 1897 v. 1, p. 608
View Select Minute Jun 14, 1897 v. 1, p. 601
View Select Minute Jun 21, 1897 v. 1, p. 602
View Select Minute Jun 21, 1897 v. 1, p. 602–603
View Select Minute Jul 16, 1897 v. 1, p. 607
View Common Ordinance 1, 1897: Annexing to the City of McKeesport a part of Versailles Township, in the County of Allegheny, and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining said City of McKeesport Jul 19, 1897 Jul 28, 1897
View Select Minute Nov 12, 1897 v. 2, p. 18
View Select Minute Nov 19, 1897 v. 2, p. 19
View Common Minute Nov 24, 1897 v. 1, p. 645
View Common Minute Nov 29, 1897 v. 1, p. 647
View Select Ordinance 11, 1897: Annexing to the City of McKeesport the Borough of Reynoldton, in the County of Allegheny, State of Pennsylvania, Adjoining Said City of McKeesport Nov 29, 1897
View Common Minute Jan 18, 1898 v. 1, p. 656
View Common Minute Jun 13, 1898 v. 1, p. 681
View Common Minute Jul 11, 1898 v. 1, p. 688–689
View Common Minute Jul 18, 1898 v. 1, p. 690–691
View Select Minute Jul 18, 1898 v. 2, p. 71–72
View Select Minute Jul 27, 1898 v. 2, p. 73–74
View Common Ordinance 16, 1898: Annexing to the City of McKeesport the Borough of Christy Park, in the County of Allegheny, State of Pennsylvania, adjoining said City of McKeesport Jul 27, 1898 Jul 28, 1898
View Common Minute Aug 25, 1898 v. 1, p. 700
View Common Minute Aug 25, 1898 v. 1, p. 701
View Select Minute Aug 13, 1900 v. 2, p. 218
View Select Minute Sep 10, 1900 v. 2, p. 221
View Select Minute Oct 8, 1900 v. 2, p. 225
View Select Minute Oct 8, 1900 v. 2, p. 226
View Select Ordinance 14, 1900: Annexing to the City of McKeesport a part of Versailles Township in the County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining the said City of McKeesport Jan 14, 1901 Feb 1, 1901
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Select Minute Aug 25, 1903 v. 2, p. 402
View Select Minute Aug 31, 1903 v. 2, p. 403
View Select Minute Aug 31, 1903 v. 2, p. 404
View Common Ordinance 14, 1903: Annexing to the City of McKeesport a part of North Versailles Township in the County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining the said City of McKeesport Aug 31, 1903 Sep 1, 1903
View Common Ordinance 15, 1903: Annexing to the City of McKeesport a part of Versailles Township in the County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining the said City of McKeesport Aug 31, 1903 Sep 1, 1903
View Common Ordinance 36, 1904: Annexing to the City of McKeesport a part of Versailles Township in the County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining the said City of McKeesport Aug 22, 1904 Aug 26, 1904
View Resolution 3579: [City Council deems it advisable to annex 147 acres in Versailles Township owned by City and used for public park purchases] Apr 1, 1935
View Ordinance 1387: Annexing a certain portion of Versailles Township to the City of McKeesport Jan 13, 1936 Jan 24, 1936
View Ordinance Oct 10, 1938
View Ordinance 1522: Annexing a certain portion of Versailles Township to the Ninth Ward of the City McKeesport Sep 16, 1939 Sep 27, 1939
View Ordinance 1767: Annexing to the City of McKeesport, a part of Versailles Township, in the County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining the City of McKeesport Sep 3, 1946
View Ordinance 1770: Annexing to the City of McKeesport, a part of Versailles Township, in the County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining the City of McKeesport Sep 9, 1946
View Ordinance 1909: Annexing to the City of McKeesport the entire Borough of Eden Park, adjoining the City of McKeesport, situate in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Jan 5, 1952 Jan 5, 1952
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "City of McKeesport"] May 24, 1973
View Charter Commission Amended Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "City of McKeesport"] Aug 23, 1973 Jan 5, 1976
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the City of McKeesport] Apr 23, 1981 Vetoed
View Resolution: Approving petition for municipal boundary alignment between City of McKeesport and Versailles Borough Dec 1, 1999
View Minute Feb 4, 2009 v. 2009, p. 29–33
View Common Resolution 74, 1898
View Common Resolution 75, 1898
View Common Resolution 115, 1897
View Common Resolution 116, 1897

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Minute Book bk. Reynoldton, 1897 v. (1897–1898)
Minute Book bk. Christy Park, p. 235–Christy Park, p. 255 (1898)
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jun 7, 2018

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. McKeesport City 17500449 1178 1201
View Cns. Mp. 1940 McKeesport 5836704 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 McKeesport 34427555 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Dissolution Port Vue Borough-McKeesport City Proposed 1913 Merger no 1913
View Dissolution Port Vue Borough-McKeesport City Proposed 1928 Merger no 1928
View Annexation Versailles Township-McKeesport City Proposed 1928 Annexation no 1928
View Annexation McKeesport City Ordinance 1767 no 1946–1947
View Annexation McKeesport City Ordinance 1770 no 1946–1947
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 McKeesport City Proposed 1979 Home Rule no 1979–1981
View Annexation Versailles Borough-McKeesport City Proposed 1999 Annexation unknown 1999