Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Moon, Township of (Allegheny) municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 12, 1800 6



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200350784 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 925 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215816 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1181493 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1771026 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 022135 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation First Moon, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 12, 1800
View Reduction Findlay, Township of Creation Jan 1820
View Reduction Crescent, Township of Creation Nov 17, 1855
View Reduction Coraopolis, Borough of Creation Jun 12, 1886
View Expansion Crescent, Township of Reduction Mar 26, 1925
View Reduction Coraopolis, Borough of Expansion Jan 22, 1929
View Ascertainment Findlay, Township of Ascertainment Oct 24, 1930
View Expansion North Fayette, Township of Reduction Jul 28, 1966
View Reduction North Fayette, Township of Expansion Jul 28, 1966
View Ascertainment Findlay, Township of Ascertainment 1986–1989

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Mar 12, 1800
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899

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 Annexation Washington County-Allegheny County 1789 Annexation yes Sep 17, 1789
View New Township Fayette Township 1790 Creation yes+ Mar 1790
View New Township Brown Township-Ringold Township 1846 Creation yes* Jun 15, 1846
View New Name North Fayette Township-South Fayette Township 1846 Creation yes Oct 17, 1846
View New School District Findlay Township-Hopewell Township-Independence Township-Moon Township 1851 Independent School District yes* 1851
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 563 Jun 2, 2004

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jul 5, 2016

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Moon 5836705 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Mellon Township Proposed 1860 Creation no 1860–1862
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no 1972–1974
View Home Rule Moon Township Proposed 1974 Home Rule no 1974–1976
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County Proposed 1977 Home Rule no 1977–1978
View Boundary Realignment Findlay Township-Moon Township 2004 Boundary Realignment unknown~ 2004