Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 16, 1771 21 Jan 6, 1868

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent most recent
Bedford, County of Parent former
Washington, County of Parent former
Westmoreland, County of Parent former

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200361000
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4261000
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214818 Reference View
View other Wikidata Q21030725 Historic View

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Apr 16, 1771
View Reduction Wharton, Township of (Washington, defunct) Creation Jan 9, 1781
View *Reduction Unknown (placeholder) Expansion 1781
View Expansion Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction 1785
View Reduction Franklin, Township of (Westmoreland, defunct) Creation Jan 10, 1786
View Expansion Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction Dec 18, 1788
View Reduction Versailles, Township of (thru 1869, defunct) Creation Dec 18, 1788
View Expansion Plum, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Jun 1789
View Reduction Plum, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Expansion Jun 1789
View Expansion Unorganized (placeholder) Reduction Apr 3, 1792
View Reduction Pittsburgh, Township of (defunct) Creation Sep 6, 1792
View Expansion Pittsburgh, Township of (defunct) Reduction Apr 22, 1794
View Reduction Irwin, Township of Creation Dec 1795
View Reduction Mead, Township of (Crawford, defunct) Creation Dec 1795
View Reduction Beaver, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Jun 1796
View Reduction Deer, Township of (defunct) Creation Jun 1796
View Reduction Pine, Township of (Allegheny) Creation Jun 1796
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Creation Jul 9, 1816
View Reduction Wilkins, Township of Creation Nov 10, 1821
View Reduction Northern Liberties, Borough of (defunct) Creation May 12, 1829
View Reduction Peebles, Township of (defunct) Creation Nov 26, 1833
View Reduction Lawrenceville, Borough of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Feb 18, 1834
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Jul 7, 1845
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Nov 4, 1846
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Dec 4, 1846
View Reduction Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Dec 15, 1846
View Reduction Oakland, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Nov 17, 1866
View Dissolution Pittsburgh, City of Expansion Jan 6, 1868

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 16, 1771

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Westmoreland County 1773 Creation yes+ Feb 26, 1773
View New Township Westmoreland County 1773 Township Division yes* Apr 6, 1773
View New State Declaration of Independence and Royal Charter Abrogation yes Jul 4, 1776
View New County Washington County 1781 Creation yes+ Mar 28, 1781
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township Peebles Township-Pitt Township Proposed 1844 New Township no 1844–1845
View New Township Pitt Township Proposed 1859 Division no 1859