Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Jul 6, 1853 Jul 12, 1853 6

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 4200369376 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4269376 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 851 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214823 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1187277 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1187224 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 022943 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Ohio, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Jul 12, 1853
View Expansion Osborne, Borough of (defunct) Reduction Sep 3, 1892
View Expansion Edgeworth, Borough of Reduction Jun 12, 1918
View Expansion Aleppo, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Dec 27, 1919
View Expansion Sewickley Heights, Township of (defunct) Reduction Dec 27, 1919
View Expansion Sewickley Heights, Township of (defunct) Reduction Sep 18, 1935
View Expansion Sewickley Heights, Borough of Reduction Jun 19, 1950
View Expansion Sewickley Heights, Borough of Reduction Sep 18, 1961

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Jul 12, 1853

Other Successful Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Northumberland County-Westmoreland County 1785 Annexation yes+ 1785
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 Ohio Township 1803 Creation yes+ Sep 1803
View New Township Sewickley Township 1854 Creation yes* Jan 28, 1854
View New Township Kilbuck Township 1869 Creation yes* Mar 1, 1869
View New Township Leet Township 1869 Creation yes Jun 26, 1869
View New Township Aleppo Township 1876 Creation yes* Mar 6, 1876
View Plat Recording Sewickley Borough 1879 Plat Recording yes* 1879
View New Borough Osborne Borough 1883 Creation yes Mar 10, 1883
View Charter Amendment Sewickley Borough 1884 Charter Amendment yes* 1883–1884
View New Township Sewickley Heights Township 1903 Creation yes Dec 12, 1903
View New Borough Edgeworth Borough 1904 Creation yes Feb 9, 1904
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View New Borough Sewickley Heights Borough 1935 Creation yes Aug 6, 1935
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 479: Changing a portion of the boundary line between said Borough and the Borough of Edgeworth Jun 11, 1918 Jun 12, 1918 p. 13
View Ordinance 484: Annexing adjacent land, in the same County, now situate in Sewickley Heights and Aleppo Townships, to said Borough Dec 9, 1919 Dec 11, 1919 Dec 31, 1919 p. 20
View Ordinance 614: Annexing to the Borough of Sewickley a section of land lying in Sewickley Heights Township, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and northeast of said Borough of Sewickley and known as the Water Works Park and herein described Jun 19, 1935 Jun 19, 1935 p. 165–166
View Ordinance 695: Changing that part of the present easterly dividing line between the Borough of Sewickley and the Borough of Sewickley Heights which lies between Backbone Road and Blackburn Road; and including within the Borough of Sewickley approximately 20 1/2 acres of ground presently in the Borough of Sewickley Heights, all in accordance with Section 507-508 of the Borough Code of 1947 Jun 6, 1950 Jun 6, 1950 p. 44–46
View Ordinance 697: Amending Ordinance No. 695 entitled "an ordinance changing that part of the present easterly dividing line between the Borough of Sewickley and the Borough of Sewickley Heights which lies between Backbone Road and Blackburn Road; and including within the Borough of Sewickley approximately 20 1/2 acres of ground presently in the Borough of Sewickley Heights, all in accordance with Section 507-508 of the Borough Code of 1947" Jun 19, 1950 Jun 19, 1950 p. 48
View Ordinance 816: Changing a portion of the present southwesterly dividing line between the Borough of Sewickley Heights and the Borough of Sewickley which lies between the property of L.W. Young et ux. and Blackburn Road; and including within the Borough of Sewickley approximately 10 acres of ground presently in the Borough of Sewickley Heights, all in accordance with sections 507-508 of the Borough Code of 1947 Sep 18, 1961 Sep 18, 1961 p. 30–33

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Code of Ordinances bk. 1853-1907–1907-1918 (1853–1918)
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. Sewickley Borough 17500449 989 1000
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Sewickley 34427586 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View School District Annexation Sewickley Heights Township-Sewickley Borough Proposed 1906 School District Annexation no 1906–1907
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