Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 1, 1888 Dec 1, 1888 5

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 4200322520 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4222520 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 823 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214791 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1174013 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1134644 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 021023 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Braddock, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 1, 1888
View Creation Sterrett, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 1, 1888
View Expansion Braddock, Township of (defunct) Reduction May 26, 1904
View Expansion Wilkinsburg, Borough of Reduction Sep 10, 1912
View Expansion Swissvale, Borough of Reduction Dec 1, 1928
View Expansion Braddock, Township of (defunct) Reduction Aug 4, 1942
View Expansion Wilkinsburg, Borough of Reduction Dec 30, 1959

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Dec 1, 1888

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 Township Wilkins Township 1821 Creation yes* Nov 10, 1821
View New Township Sterrett Township 1879 Creation yes* Sep 13, 1879
View New Township Braddock Township 1885 Creation yes Mar 9, 1885
View New Borough Swissvale Borough 1898 Creation yes Jul 30, 1898
View Annexation Wilkinsburg Borough Ordinance 279 yes Dec 9, 1907
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Annexation Wilkinsburg Borough Ordinance 1277 and 1299 yes Mar 11, 1942
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 204: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Edgewood of certain territory heretofore within the limits of the Township of Braddock May 9, 1904 May 10, 1904 p. 204–205
View Ordinance 294: Changing a portion of the dividing line between the Borough of Edgewood and Wilkinsburg, along Morris Street, in the Borough of Edgewood Aug 12, 1912 Aug 14, 1912 p. 27–28
View Ordinance 388: Changing the dividing line between the Borough of Edgewood and the Borough of Swissvale from the Wilkinsburg Borough line to the easterly property line of Monongahela Avenue Mar 12, 1923 Mar 12, 1923 p. 216
View Ordinance 407: Changing the dividing line between the Borough of Edgewood and the Borough of Swissvale along the center line of Braddock Avenue, from the easterly line of Monongahela Avenue to a point east of Schoyer Avenue where the dividing line between the Borough of Edgewood and the Borough of Swissvale leaves the center line of Braddock Avenue Jan 19, 1925 Jan 19, 1925
View Ordinance 433: Changing the dividing line between the Borough of Edgewood and the Borough of Swissvale from a point South 28° 16' West, 564.53 feet from the intersection of the center line of Westmoreland Avenue produced with the present dividing line between the Borough of Edgewood and the Borough of Swissvale to a point distant South 18° 18' East, 517.19 feet from the intersection of the dividing line between the Borough of Edgewood and the Borough of Swissvale with the dividing line between the Borough of Swissvale and Braddock Township Aug 13, 1928 Dec 1, 1928 p. 305–306
View Ordinance 554: Approving an application for changing the limits of the Township of Braddock, a first class Township of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, by detaching therefrom a portion of the territory of said Township and annexing the same to the Borough of Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Nov 21, 1940 Dec 4, 1940 p. 197–200
View Ordinance 556: Approving an application for changing the limits of the Township of Braddock, a first-class Township of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, by detaching therefrom a portion of the territory of said Township and annexing the same to the Borough of Edgewood, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Mar 17, 1941 Mar 19, 1941 p. 207–210
View Ordinance 578: Authorizing the execution of an agreement with the Township of Braddock, making a just and prop adjustment and apportionment of the assets and liabilities of said Township of Braddock, from which a part has been annexed to the Borough of Edgewood by order of the Court of Quarter Sessions of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, dated February 24, 1942, at No. 17 December Sessions, 1940 Feb 22, 1943 Feb 28, 1943 p. 271–272

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Nov 23, 2012
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Apr 26, 2015

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Edgewood Borough 17500449 1322 1332
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Edgewood 34427539 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Pittsburgh City Ordinance 86 no 1873–1876
View Annexation Swissvale Borough-Edgewood Borough Proposed 1914 Annexation (1) no 1914
View Annexation Swissvale Borough-Edgewood Borough Proposed 1914 Annexation (2) no 1914
View Annexation Swissvale Borough-Edgewood Borough Proposed 1914 Annexation (3) no 1914–1916
View Dissolution Swissvale Borough-Pittsburgh City Proposed 1917 Merger no 1917–1918
View Boundary Realignment Edgewood Borough Ordinance 388 unknown 1923
View Boundary Realignment Edgewood Borough Ordinance 407 unknown 1925
View Annexation Edgewood Borough Ordinance 554 no 1940–1942
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