Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
May 10, 1913 May 21, 1913 1



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200366320 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4266320 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 850 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214822 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1185500 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1180914 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 022883 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Robinson, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction May 21, 1913
View Expansion Robinson, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Jun 12, 1947

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) May 21, 1913

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 Fayette Township 1790 Creation yes+ Mar 1790
View New Township Robinson Township 1799 Creation yes+ 1799
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 108: Annexing land adjacent to the Borough of Rosslyn Farm and detaching the same from the Township of Robinson, a second class Township of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, describing the said land and providing for notice to the proper authorities Apr 14, 1947 Apr 26, 1947

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 5, 2013

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Rosslyn Farms Borough 17500449 1001 1009

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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
View New School District Rosslyn Farms Borough Proposed 2011 Independent School District no 2011–2014