Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
West Deer, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 2) yes

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Oct 1836 2

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 4200382800 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 952 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215837 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1772261 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023515 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Deer, Township of (defunct) Division Oct 1836
View Reduction Richland, Township of (Allegheny) Creation Jun 7, 1860
View Reduction Hampton, Township of Creation Feb 18, 1861
View Ascertainment Hampton, Township of Ascertainment 1988
View Ascertainment Richland, Township of (Allegheny) Ascertainment 1988

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Oct 1836
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 2nd Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 5, 1976

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 County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "Township of West Deer"] Mar 14, 1974 Jan 5, 1976

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. West Deer Township 17500449 797 797
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. West Deer Township 17500449 808 809
View Cns. Mp. 1940 West Deer 5836725 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Township West Deer Township Proposed 1859 Division no 1859–1860
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
View Annexation West Deer Township-Richland Township Proposed 1989 Annexation no 1989