Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 29, 1904 Nov 9, 1908 2

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current
Westmoreland, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania 36 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200377272
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4212977272
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4277272
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 857 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1217318 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1189709 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1187103 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 651683 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Trafford City, Borough of (defunct) Old Name Nov 9, 1908
View Expansion North Huntingdon, Township of Reduction Sep 21, 1921
View Expansion Penn, Township of (Westmoreland) Reduction Jul 8, 1955

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Nov 9, 1908

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 Patton Township 1849 Creation yes* Mar 24, 1849
View New Borough Trafford City Borough 1904 Creation yes Aug 30, 1904
View Annexation North Versailles Township-Patton Township-Penn Township to Trafford City Borough 1905 Annexation yes Mar 6, 1905
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Westmoreland County 4th to 3rd yes Mar 14, 1921
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 110: To extend the limits of the Borough of Trafford, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, by the annexation of a certain tract of land, adjacent to said Borough, situate in the Township of North Huntingdon, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania Aug 1, 1921 Aug 1, 1921
View Ordinance 308: Annexing to the Borough of Trafford a parcel of land in Penn Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, adjoining the Borough of Trafford on the easterly side May 25, 1955 May 25, 1955

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Mar 28, 2015

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Trafford Borough 17500449 927 927
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Trafford Borough 17500452 1600 1609
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Scottsdale 40037907 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Trafford 5838535 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Trafford 40037740 1 1

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