Government Detail


Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Whitehall, Borough of (Allegheny) municipality or lower Borough yes


Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jan 5, 1948 2



Name Relationship Status
Allegheny, County of Parent current


Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200384512 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4284512 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 874 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214840 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191321 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q7996021 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023723 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Baldwin, Township of Reduction Jan 5, 1948
View Creation Bethel, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Jan 5, 1948
View Reduction Baldwin, Borough of Expansion Apr 26, 1961
View Expansion Baldwin, Borough of Reduction Apr 28, 1971

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jan 5, 1948
View Borough (Home Rule Charter) Jan 1, 1975

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 New Township Jefferson Township 1828 Creation yes* Jan 1828
View New Township Lower Saint Clair Township-Upper Saint Clair Township 1838 Creation yes* 1838
View New Township Baldwin Township 1844 Creation yes* Feb 24, 1844
View New Township Snowden Township 1845 Creation yes* Oct 6, 1845
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 Baldwin Borough 1952 Creation yes Jan 7, 1952
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 341: [Relocating the boundary line between the Borough of Baldwin and the Borough of Whitehall] Apr 19, 1961 Apr 26, 1961
View Ordinance 492 Jun 21, 1972
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the Borough of Whitehall] Feb 4, 1974 Jan 1, 1975

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Whitehall Borough 17500449 842 850
View Cns. Mp. 1950 White Hall 34427604 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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