Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 7, 1842 Mar 18, 1842 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200376104 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4276104 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 855 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214829 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1189278 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1187823 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023303 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation (Within) East Deer, Township of Part Mar 18, 1842
View Separation East Deer, Township of Reduction 1867
View Expansion Harrison, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Oct 1, 1909
View Expansion Harrison, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Jul 30, 1910
View Expansion East Deer, Township of Reduction Sep 30, 1915
View Expansion Frazer, Township of Reduction Sep 30, 1915
View Expansion Frazer, Township of Reduction May 29, 1924
View Reference East Deer, Township of Reference May 29, 1924
View Expansion Frazer, Township of Reduction Nov 15, 1937
View Expansion Frazer, Township of Reduction Jan 9, 1939
View Expansion Frazer, Township of Reduction Jun 9, 1947

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (1834 Act) Mar 18, 1842
View Borough (Title 8) 1867

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
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 Indiana Township 1805 Creation yes+ Dec 26, 1805
View New Township East Deer Township-West Deer Township 1836 Creation yes* Oct 1836
View Annexation Indiana Township-East Deer Township 1836 Annexation yes+ 1836
View New Township Fawn Township 1857 Creation yes* Mar 28, 1857
View New Township Harrison Township 1863 Creation yes* Apr 1, 1863
View Charter Amendment (Executive) Tarentum Borough 1881 Charter Amendment (Burgess) yes* 1881
View New Township Frazer Township 1914 Creation yes Sep 9, 1914
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Boundary Realignment Fawn Township-Frazer Township Reconstructed 1937-1947 Boundary Realignment yes? 1937–1947
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 413: Admitting into the Borough of Tarentum that portion of the lots and land described in the Plan of Tarentum Land and Improvement Company, which is now situate in the Township of Harrison Sep 13, 1909 Sep 15, 1909
View Ordinance 438: Admitting into the Borough of Tarentum lots and lands in a section of land lying adjacent to said Borough, and now, situated within the Township of Harrison Jun 27, 1910 Jun 29, 1910
View Ordinance 604: Admitting into the Borough of Tarentum certain lots or outlots situate partly in the Township of East Deer and partly in the Township of Frazer Mar 8, 1915 Mar 15, 1915
View Ordinance 841: [Annexing a portion of East Deer Township to the Borough of Tarentum] Apr 14, 1924 Apr 15, 1924
View Ordinance 1298: Annexing land in Frazer Township, adjacent to the Borough of Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Oct 11, 1937 Oct 18, 1937
View Ordinance 1324: Annexing land in Frazer Township adjacent to the Borough of Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Nov 12, 1938 Nov 20, 1938
View Ordinance 1418: Annexing land in Frazer Township adjacent to the Borough of Tarentum, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania May 12, 1947 May 19, 1947

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Newspaper bk. Tarentum Valley Daily, 1910-06-27–Tarentum Valley Daily, 1910-08-01 (1910)
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Apr 8, 2013
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Jun 21, 2015
Open Records Request (Ordinances) May 10, 2018

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Tarentum Borough 17500449 931 946
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Tarentum 5836723 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Tarentum 34427592 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Plat Recording Tarentum Borough 1885 Plat Recording unknown 1885
View Plat Recording Tarentum Borough 1891 Plat Recording unknown 1891
View New City Allegheny City Proposed 1955 Creation no 1955
View New City Allegheny City Proposed 1960 Creation no 1960
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