Peebles Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

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Peebles Township
Former Township
Peebles Township is located in Pennsylvania
Peebles Township
Peebles Township
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°26′N 79°56′W / 40.43°N 79.93°W / 40.43; -79.93Coordinates: 40°26′N 79°56′W / 40.43°N 79.93°W / 40.43; -79.93
CountryUnited States
Established26 November 1833
Dissolved30 June 1868
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Peebles Township was a township in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Created out of Pitt Township in 1833, it originally included most of what is now the eastern part of the city of Pittsburgh from the Monongahela River in the south (today's Hazelwood) to the Allegheny River in the north. Portions of Peebles broke away to form the borough of Lawrenceville (1834) and the townships of Collins (1850) and Liberty (1864); those municipalities and the remainder of Peebles Township were incorporated into Pittsburgh in 1868.[1]


  1. ^ Negley, W. B. (1876). "Allegheny County; its Formation, its Cities, Wards, Boroughs and Townships". Atlas of the County of Allegheny, Penna. Philadelphia: G.M. Hopkins & Co. p. 4.

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