Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 11, 1894 0



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200363408
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4263408
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 849 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214821 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1184649 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1189177 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 022733 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Rankin Station, Borough of (defunct) Old Name Apr 11, 1894

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Apr 11, 1894

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 Township Wilkins Township 1821 Creation yes* Nov 10, 1821
View New Township Braddock Township 1885 Creation yes Mar 9, 1885
View New Borough Rankin Station Borough 1892 Creation yes Mar 10, 1892
View Boundary Realignment Braddock Township-Rankin Station Borough 1894 Boundary Realignment yes Apr 11, 1894
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Rankin Borough 17500449 1010 1020
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Rankin 34427584 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Braddock Township-Rankin Borough Proposed 1897 Annexation no* 1897
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