Government Detail


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


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 1, 1900 Jan 29, 1901 2



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200383200 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4283200 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 863 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214836 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191046 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1185864 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023573 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Jan 29, 1901
View Expansion Mifflin, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction May 27, 1921
View Expansion Munhall, Borough of Reduction Jun 20, 1933

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 29, 1901

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 Township Wharton Township 1781 Creation yes+ Jan 9, 1781
View New Township Dickinson Township 1784 Creation yes* Sep 28, 1784
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 Annexation Munhall Borough Ordinance 112 yes* Mar 17, 1920
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 177: Annexing certain adjacent land now in the Township of Mifflin, Allegheny County, to the Borough of West Homestead Mar 14, 1921 Apr 12, 1921 p. 409–412
View Ordinance 242: Declaring and fixing the boundary line between the Borough of West Homestead and the Borough of Munhall, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Jun 5, 1933 Jun 20, 1933 p. 586–589

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Jul 11, 2010

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. West Homestead Borough 17500449 875 882
View Cns. Mp. 1950 West Homestead 34427598 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough West Homestead Borough Proposed 1900 Creation no 1900
View Annexation Homestead Borough 1920 Ordinance no* 1920
View Dissolution West Homestead Borough-Pittsburgh City Proposed 1930 Merger no 1930
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