Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Upper Saint Clair, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) yes

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
1838 12

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 4200379274 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 950 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215836 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1867511 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182315 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023394 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Saint Clair, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Division 1838
View Reduction Baldwin, Township of Creation Feb 24, 1844
View Reduction Snowden, Township of (defunct) Creation Oct 6, 1845
View Reduction Scott, Township of (Allegheny) Creation Jun 29, 1861
View Ascertainment Peters, Township of (Washington) Ascertainment Apr 4, 1890
View Reduction Bridgeville, Borough of Creation Jul 27, 1901
View Reduction? Mount Lebanon, Township of (defunct) Expansion? 1905–1916
View Reference? Scott, Township of (Allegheny) Reference? 1905–1916
View Reduction Collier, Township of Expansion Jul 11, 1924
View Swap? Scott, Township of (Allegheny) Swap? 1940–1944
View Reduction Scott, Township of (Allegheny) Expansion Apr 9, 1945
View Reduction Scott, Township of (Allegheny) Expansion Apr 14, 1948
View Reduction Bridgeville, Borough of Expansion Mar 24, 1949
View Reduction Bridgeville, Borough of Expansion Dec 30, 1949
View Reduction Bridgeville, Borough of Expansion Dec 30, 1952
View Expansion Bethel Park, Borough of (defunct) Reduction Aug 11, 1966
View Reduction Bethel Park, Borough of (defunct) Expansion Aug 11, 1966

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township 1838
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Jan 4, 1954
View Township, 1st Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 5, 1976

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 Annexation Washington County-Allegheny County 1789 Annexation yes Sep 17, 1789
View New Township Bethel Township 1886 Creation yes Jun 7, 1886
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View New Borough Bethel Borough 1950 Creation yes Jan 2, 1950
View New Name Bethel Park Borough 1961 Creation yes* Jan 2, 1961
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Resolution Mar 14, 1964
View Agreement Apr 13, 1964
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "Township of Upper St. Clair"] Aug 31, 1973 Jan 5, 1976

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Upper St. Clair 5836724 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Boundary Realignment Jefferson Township-Upper Saint Clair Township Proposed 1844 Boundary Realignment no* 1844
View Boundary Realignment Baldwin Township-Snowden Township-Upper Saint Clair Township Proposed 1850 Boundary Realignment unknown 1850
View Annexation Upper Saint Clair Township-South Fayette Township Proposed 1855 Annexation no 1855
View New Borough Richvale Borough Proposed 1858 Creation no 1858–1860
View School District Annexation Upper Saint Clair Township-Scott Township Proposed 1867 School District Annexation unknown 1867
View Annexation Bethel Township-Upper Saint Clair Township Proposed 1918 Annexation no 1918
View Annexation Upper Saint Clair Township-Collier Township Proposed 1917 Annexation no* 1917–1918
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