Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Aug 6, 1935 8

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 4200369400 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4269400 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 869 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214824 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1193720 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1182588 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 022973 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Sewickley Heights, Township of (defunct) Reduction Aug 6, 1935
View Expansion Edgeworth, Borough of Reduction Jul 17, 1939
View Reduction Edgeworth, Borough of Expansion Jul 17, 1939
View Reduction Sewickley, Borough of Expansion Jun 19, 1950
View Expansion Sewickley Heights, Township of (defunct) Reduction Aug 27, 1953
View Expansion Aleppo, Township of (Allegheny) Reduction Mar 11, 1955
View Expansion Sewickley Heights, Township of (defunct) Reduction Jun 3, 1958
View Expansion Sewickley Heights, Township of (defunct) Reduction May 20, 1959
View Reference Sewickley Hills, Borough of Reference May 20, 1959
View Reduction Sewickley, Borough of Expansion Sep 18, 1961
View Expansion Edgeworth, Borough of Reduction Jul 6, 1967

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (Title 8) Aug 6, 1935

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 New Township Sewickley Heights Township 1903 Creation yes Dec 12, 1903
View New Borough Edgeworth Borough 1904 Creation yes Feb 9, 1904
View Annexation Edgeworth Borough-Sewickley Heights Township 1916 Annexation yes* Jun 10, 1916
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Annexation Edgeworth Borough Ordinance 180 yes May 19, 1928
View New Borough Sewickley Hills Borough 1960 Creation yes Jan 4, 1960
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 18: Describing and fixing the boundary line between the Borough of Sewickley Heights and the Borough of Edgeworth, both situate in Allegheny County, State of Pennsylvania Jun 19, 1939 Jun 23, 1939
View Ordinance 34: Changing that part of the present westerly dividing line between the Borough of Sewickley Heights and the Borough of Sewickley 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 Sections 507-508 of the Borough Code of 1947 Jun 19, 1950 Jun 19, 1950
View Ordinance 41: Annexing certain territory now situate in the Sewickley Heights Township to the Borough of Sewickley Heights Apr 20, 1953 Apr 20, 1953
View Ordinance 47: Annexing to the Borough of Sewickley Heights certain land now situate in the Township of Aleppo Nov 15, 1954 Nov 15, 1954
View Ordinance 65: Annexing to the Borough of Sewickley Heights certain land now situate in the Township of Sewickley Heights Jan 28, 1958 Jan 28, 1958
View Ordinance 68: Annexing to the Borough of Sewickley Heights certain land now situate in the Township of Sewickley Heights Aug 26, 1958 Aug 26, 1958
View Ordinance 76: 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 Section 507-508 of the Borough Code of 1947 Apr 18, 1960 Apr 18, 1960

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) Feb 6, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Sewickley Heights Borough 17500449 987 988

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
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