Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 30, 1848 Apr 3, 1848 1

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 4200382848 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4282848 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 862 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214835 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191008 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1183917 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023543 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Jefferson, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Apr 3, 1848
View Expansion Jefferson, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Jan 10, 1947

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter) Apr 3, 1848
View Borough (Title 8) Dec 15, 1920

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 Jefferson Township 1828 Creation yes* Jan 1828
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 Ordinance: [Approving the application of Jesse D. Lenhart and Viola Lenhart, his wife, for annexation of 16.153 acres in the Township of Jefferson to the Borough of West Elizabeth] Aug 12, 1946 Aug 14, 1946

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. West Elizabeth Borough 17500449 883 888

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View General Law West Elizabeth Borough Proposed 1874 General Law no* 1874
View School District Annexation Jefferson Township-West Elizabeth Borough Proposed 1906 School District Annexation unknown 1906
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