Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Mar 8, 1890 Mar 15, 1890 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 4200385496 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4285496 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 867 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214843 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1191522 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182116 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023813 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation North Versailles, Township of Reduction Mar 15, 1890
View Creation Patton, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Mar 15, 1890
View Expansion Patton, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Feb 5, 1895
View Expansion Patton, Township of (Allegheny, defunct) Reduction Mar 31, 1925

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Mar 15, 1890

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 Boundary Realignment Pitt Township-Plum Township 1789 Boundary Realignment yes* Jun 1789
View New Township Patton Township 1849 Creation yes* Mar 24, 1849
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 54: Declaring the admission to the Borough of a part of Patton Township Feb 5, 1895 p. 44–45
View Ordinance 330: Authorizing and directing the execution of a joint agreement between the Council of the Borough of Wilmerding and the Council of the Borough of McKeesport, under the corporate seal of each Borough, for the consolidation of said Boroughs into one borough, specifying the terms thereof, and providing for the submission of the question of consolidation to the vote of the qualified electors of the Borough of Wilmerding at a special election to be held on a day designated herein Aug 15, 1922 Aug 16, 1922
View Ordinance 351: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Wilmerding of a strip of land twenty-eight (28) feet wide heretofore within the limits of the Township of Patton, County of Allegheny and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining Shaw Alley in the Borough of Wilmerding and adjacent to said Borough Feb 17, 1925 Feb 18, 1925

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. Wilmerding Borough 17500449 811 818
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Wilmerding 34427608 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Name Wilmerding Borough-Westinghouse Borough Proposed 1915 New Name no 1915
View Dissolution Wilmerding Borough-East McKeesport Borough Proposed 1922 Consolidation no* 1922
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