Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1781 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent former
Washington, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Washington County, Pennsylvania 540 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4212559608 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217203 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7178152 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 631475 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction 1781
View Reduction Dickinson, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Sep 28, 1784
View *Reduction Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Dec 18, 1788
View *Reduction Saint Clair, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Dec 18, 1788
View Reduction Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Expansion Sep 17, 1789
View Reduction Saint Clair, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Expansion Sep 17, 1789
View Reduction Union, Township of (Washington) Creation Mar 31, 1836
View Swap Union, Township of (Washington) Swap 1844
View Swap Union, Township of (Washington) Swap 1848
View Ascertainment Bethel, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Ascertainment Apr 4, 1890
View Ascertainment Upper Saint Clair, Township of Ascertainment Apr 4, 1890
View Ascertainment North Strabane, Township of Ascertainment 1892
View Ascertainment Union, Township of (Washington) Ascertainment 1891–1892
View Ascertainment Nottingham, Township of (Washington) Ascertainment 1893–1894
View Ascertainment Nottingham, Township of (Washington) Ascertainment 1904–1905
View Ascertainment Union, Township of (Washington) Ascertainment 1904–1905
View Ascertainment North Strabane, Township of Ascertainment 1962–1963
View Ascertainment Nottingham, Township of (Washington) Ascertainment 1962–1963

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1781
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 2nd 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 Township Wharton Township 1781 Creation yes+ Jan 9, 1781
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Washington County 5th to 4th yes Mar 14, 1921

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for Peters Township] Aug 22, 1973 Jan 5, 1976

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Peters 5838466 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Nottingham Township-Peters Township Proposed 1885 Annexation no* 1885–1886
View School District Annexation Union Township-Peters Township Proposed 1897 School District Annexation unknown 1897
View First Class Township Peters Township Proposed 1966 1st Class no 1966
View Home Rule (County) Washington County Proposed 1974 Home Rule no* 1974–1976
View Home Rule (County) Washington County Proposed 2021 Home Rule no+ 2021