Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Swissvale Borough 1898 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1898–1899 Jul 30, 1898 Jul 30, 1898 Decree of Incorporation - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Braddock, Township of (defunct)
Reduction
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Swissvale, Borough of
Creation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Sterrett, Township of (defunct)
Reduction
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part
Swissvale, Borough of
Creation
Allegheny County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Swissvale, Borough of Borough (Title 8)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Swissvale Borough 1898 Creation shape decree (recorded) eastern boundary line of the City of Pittsburgh and the low water mark of the Monongahela River

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Superior Court of Pennsylvania - Western District Appeal 54 Apr 1899 direct
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 44 Mar 1898 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 2, 1871 (Pa. Laws 283, No. 264), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 27, 1883 (Pa. Laws 161, No. 145), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 9, 1889 (Pa. Laws 174, No. 194), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 26, 1895 (Pa. Laws 389, No. 276), §§ 1–2 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Allegheny County Charter Book v. 25, p. 83 Sec'y.St. 95159:116–126 Feb 9, 1899 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 11 331
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 9 330
View Allegheny Hist. Form. BOROUGHS 32
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 5
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 22 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940