Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Wilkins, Township of municipality or lower Township (Class: 1) no

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Nov 10, 1821 20

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 4200385184 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 953 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215838 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182124 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023754 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Pitt, Township of (defunct) Reduction Nov 10, 1821
View Reduction Adams, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Creation Jul 8, 1850
View Reduction Braddock, Borough of Creation Jun 8, 1867
View Reduction Sterrett, Township of (defunct) Creation Sep 13, 1879
View Reduction Braddock, Township of (defunct) Creation Mar 9, 1885
View Reduction Turtle Creek, Borough of Creation Jul 28, 1892
View Reduction East Pittsburgh, Borough of Creation Apr 9, 1895
View Reduction Turtle Creek, Borough of Expansion Aug 27, 1898
View Reduction Wilkinsburg, Borough of Expansion Jun 27, 1903
View Reduction Wilkinsburg, Borough of Expansion Dec 29, 1904
View Reduction Turtle Creek, Borough of Expansion Dec 20, 1910
View Reduction Chalfant, Borough of Creation Dec 31, 1914
View Reduction? North Braddock, Borough of Expansion? 1897–1915
View Reduction Wilkinsburg, Borough of Expansion Sep 30, 1915
View Reduction Forest Hills, Borough of Creation Jul 26, 1920
View Reduction Wilkinsburg, Borough of Expansion Mar 3, 1921
View Reduction Forest Hills, Borough of Expansion Nov 17, 1921
View Reduction Forest Hills, Borough of Expansion 1922
View Reduction Forest Hills, Borough of Expansion Jun 27, 1925
View Reduction Churchill, Borough of Creation Mar 22, 1934
View Expansion Penn Hills, Municipality of Reduction 1995–2003

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Township Nov 10, 1821
View Township, 2nd Class Apr 28, 1899
View Township, 1st Class Mar 4, 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 County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788
View New Township Allegheny County 1788 Township Division yes Dec 18, 1788
View New Name McNair Township 1850 Creation yes* Aug 31, 1850
View New Name Penn Township 1851 Creation yes Feb 10, 1851
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View New Name Penn Hills Township 1958 Creation yes Jan 6, 1958
View Home Rule Penn Hills Municipality 1976 Home Rule yes Jan 5, 1976
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Wilkinsburg Borough Proposed 1851 Creation no* 1851
View New Township Wilkins Township Proposed 1858 Division no* 1858
View New School District Wilkins Township Proposed 1870 Independent School District no 1870–1871
View New School District North Versailles Township-Patton Township-Wilkins Township Proposed 1875 Independent School District no* 1875–1876
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 86 no 1873–1876
View New Township Sterrett Township Proposed 1876 Creation no 1876
View New Township Wilkins Township Proposed 1876 Division no 1876
View New Borough Turtle Creek Borough Proposed 1891 Creation no 1891–1892
View Annexation Wilkins Township-Turtle Creek Borough Proposed 1896 Annexation no 1896
View Annexation Wilkinsburg Borough Ordinance 117 no* 1902
View New Borough Chalfant Borough Proposed 1914 Creation no 1914
View New Borough Forest Hills Borough Proposed 1917 Creation no 1917
View New Township Wilkins Township Proposed 1917 Division no 1917
View Annexation Forest Hills Borough Ordinance 15 no 1921
View Annexation Turtle Creek Borough Ordinance 450 no 1925–1926
View New Borough Wilkins Borough Proposed 1947 Creation no 1947–1948
View Annexation Churchill Borough-Wilkins Township Proposed 1972 Annexation no* 1972
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