Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Tyrone, Township of (Fayette, defunct) municipality or lower Township no


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Apr 16, 1771 4 Sep 5, 1877



Name Relationship Status
Bedford, County of Parent former
Fayette, County of Parent most recent
Westmoreland, County of Parent former

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Unknown (placeholder) Reduction Apr 16, 1771
View Reduction Franklin, Township of (Fayette) Creation Jan 9, 1781
View Reduction Bullskin, Township of Creation Mar 23, 1784
View Swap Bullskin, Township of Swap 1831
View Reduction Perry, Township of (Fayette) Creation Jun 7, 1839
View Swap Perry, Township of (Fayette) Swap 1842–1845
View Reduction Dawson, Borough of Creation Aug 12, 1872
View Division Lower Tyrone, Township of Creation Sep 5, 1877
View Division Upper Tyrone, Township of Creation Sep 5, 1877

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Apr 16, 1771

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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 Annexation Westmoreland County-Fayette County 1784 Annexation yes+ Feb 17, 1784