Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Plum, Borough of municipality or lower Borough no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 6, 1958 1



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200361536
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4261536
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 880 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217440 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1217382 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q943998 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 022673 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Plum, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Old Name Jan 6, 1958
View Expansion Penn Hills, Township of (defunct) Reduction Mar 17, 1967
View Reduction Penn Hills, Township of (defunct) Expansion Mar 17, 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 6, 1958

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 Boundary Realignment Pitt Township-Plum Township 1789 Boundary Realignment yes* Jun 1789
View New Township Wilkins Township 1821 Creation yes* Nov 10, 1821
View New Township Adams Township 1850 Creation yes* Jul 8, 1850
View New Name McNair Township 1850 Creation yes* Aug 31, 1850
View New Name Penn Township 1851 Creation yes Feb 10, 1851
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View New Name Penn Hills Township 1958 Creation yes Jan 6, 1958
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Resolutions) Apr 24, 2011

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Allegheny County-Westmoreland County Proposed 1937 Boundary Realignment no 1937–1950
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