Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Rostraver, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 16, 1771 19

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent former
Bedford, County of Parent former
Fayette, County of Parent former
Westmoreland, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 56 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4212966376 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1201654 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7370070 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 651354 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Apr 16, 1771
View *Reduction Washington, Township of (Fayette) Creation Dec 23, 1783
View *Reduction Elizabeth, Township of (Allegheny) Creation Dec 18, 1788
View Reduction Belle Vernon, Borough of Creation Apr 15, 1863
View Reduction North Belle Vernon, Borough of Creation Feb 26, 1876
View Reduction Monessen, Borough of (defunct) Creation Sep 3, 1898
View Reduction North Belle Vernon, Borough of Expansion 1900–1902
View Reduction McMahan, Borough of (defunct) Creation May 4, 1904
View Reduction Monessen, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1911
View Reduction Monessen, Borough of (defunct) Expansion 1916
View Reduction Monessen, City of Expansion Jan 4, 1926
View Reduction Monessen, City of Expansion 1946
View Reduction West Newton, Borough of Expansion Nov 20, 1947
View Reduction? Monessen, City of Expansion? 1946–1950
View Reduction Monessen, City of Expansion 1954
View Reduction Monessen, City of Expansion Jul 25, 1955
View Reduction Monessen, City of Expansion 1958
View Reduction Monessen, City of Expansion 1958
View Reduction Monessen, City of Expansion 1958–1959
View Reduction? Monessen, City of Expansion? 1950–1960

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 16, 1771
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 5, 1959

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Tribal Land Cession Pennsylvania 1768 Tribal Land Cession yes+ 1768
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 Fayette County 1783 Creation yes+ Sep 26, 1783
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 Westmoreland County 4th to 3rd yes Mar 14, 1921

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Rostraver Township 17500452 1676 1676
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Rostraver Township 17500452 1672 1672
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Rostraver 5838526 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New School District Rostraver Township Proposed 1868 Independent School District no 1868–1869
View New School District Rostraver Township Proposed 1886 Independent School District no 1886–1888
View Annexation Rostraver Township-North Belle Vernon Borough Proposed 1894 Annexation no 1894
View Annexation Monessen Borough 1904 Ordinance no 1904–1905
View New Borough Gibsonton Borough Proposed 1914 Creation no 1914
View Annexation Monessen City Ordinance 36 unknown 1923
View New Borough East Monessen Borough Proposed 1925 Creation no 1925
View Annexation West Newton Borough Ordinance 1934-7 no 1934–1935
View Annexation West Newton Borough Ordinance 1947-7 unknown 1947–1948