Government Detail

Summary

Name Level Type/Class Home Rule?
Sharon, City of municipality or lower City (Class: 3) yes

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 17, 1918 Jan 5, 1920 7

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Mercer, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View cadastral Mercer County, Pennsylvania 68 Lead
View cadastral Mercer County, Pennsylvania 69 Lead
View cadastral Mercer County, Pennsylvania 70 Lead
View cadastral Mercer County, Pennsylvania 71 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4208569720
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4269720
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1215447 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1193328 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1184891 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 431052 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View New Name Sharon, Borough of (defunct) Old Name Jan 5, 1920
View Expansion Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Jan 3, 1927
View Expansion Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Jan 3, 1927
View Expansion Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Jan 16, 1928
View Expansion Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Jan 16, 1928
View Expansion Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Jan 5, 1931
View Expansion Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Jul 20, 1949
View Expansion Hickory, Township of (Mercer, defunct) Reduction Sep 25, 1950

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View City, 3rd Class (Title 11) Jan 5, 1920
View City, 3rd Class (Optional Charter, Mayor-Council A) Jan 1, 1962
View City, 3rd Class (Home Rule Charter) Jan 7, 2008

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 Borough Sharon Borough 1841 Creation yes* Oct 6, 1841
View Annexation Sharon Borough 1854 Ordinance yes* 1854
View General Law Sharon Borough 1855 General Law yes Nov 23, 1855
View Annexation Hickory Township-Sharon Borough 1868 Annexation yes* 1868
View Annexation Sharon Borough 1870 Ordinance yes* 1870
View Election Districts Sharon Borough 1873 Election Districts yes* 1872–1873
View Annexation Sharon Borough 1873 Ordinance yes* 1873
View Annexation Hickory Township-Sharon Borough 1887 Annexation yes* 1887
View Boundary Realignment Ohio-Pennsylvania 1887 Boundary Ascertainment yes* 1878–1887
View New Borough South Sharon Borough 1901 Creation yes Nov 16, 1901
View Annexation Sharon Borough 1902 Ordinance yes* 1902
View Annexation South Sharon Borough-Sharon Borough 1903 Annexation yes Jul 6, 1903
View Annexation Sharon Borough Ordinance 423 yes* 1917
View Annexation Sharon Borough Ordinance 403 yes* Jan 24, 1917
View Annexation Sharon Borough Ordinance 418 yes* May 15, 1917
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View County Classification Mercer County 6th to 5th yes Jan 1, 1941

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 525: Annexing that portion of Hickory Township, bounded on the south by East State Street, on the west by Tenth Street, on the north by the City Line and on the east by the City Line, pursuant to the petition of three-fifths of the voters and consent of the majority in number and interest of the property owners within said part of such township Nov 25, 1930
View Ordinance 1235: Annexing to said City a portion of land situate in Hickory Township contiguous to the City of Sharon Apr 12, 1949
View Ordinance 1324: Annexing to said City a portion of land situated in Hickory Township contiguous to the City of Sharon Aug 8, 1950
View Ordinance 49, 1954 Oct 26, 1954
View Ordinance 36, 1958 Aug 19, 1958
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of an optional plan for the City of Sharon] Aug 1959 Jan 1, 1962
View Report: "Sharon--A City In Transition:" A Report Recommending Changes Necessary For the Establishment Of A Strong Mayor Form of Government Sep 1961
View Charter Commission Final Report: [Recommending the adoption of a home rule charter for the "City of Sharon"] Aug 29, 2007 Jan 7, 2008

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Ordinance Book bk. 1 (form–1900s)

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Sharon City 17500451 1486 1495
View Cns. Mp. 1940 Sharon 5837963 1 1
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Sharon 36433271 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Annexation Hickory Township-Sharon City Proposed 1925 Annexation no* 1925
View Dissolution Farrell City-Sharon City Proposed 1935 Consolidation no 1935
View Annexation Sharon City Ordinance 49-54 no 1954–1955
View Home Rule (County) Mercer County Proposed 1972 Home Rule no* 1972–1974
View Dissolution Shenango Valley City Proposed 2004 Creation no 2004