Government Detail

Summary

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

Detail

Census Creation Date Created Boundary Alteration Count Dissolved
Dec 14, 1841 Mar 26, 1842 4

Map

Related

Name Relationship Status
Sharpsburgh, Borough of (alternate) Variant variant
Allegheny, County of Parent current

Identifier

Detail Type Source Identifier Relationship Web Link
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: County Subdivision 4200369776 Lead
View census US Census Bureau FIPS: Place 4269776 Lead
View county Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 852 Lead
View geologic USGS GNIS: Civil 1214826 Lead View
View geologic USGS GNIS: Populated Place 1187384 Lead View
View other Wikidata Q1180770 Lead View
View state Pennsylvania DCED: Municipality 023063 Lead

Affected Government

Detail How Affected Adverse Government How Adverse Affected Date
View Creation Indiana, Township of Reduction Mar 26, 1842
View Expansion? Shaler, Township of Reduction? 1865–1869
View Expansion O'Hara, Township of Reduction May 3, 1893
View Expansion O'Hara, Township of Reduction Mar 6, 1946
View Expansion O'Hara, Township of Reduction Nov 9, 1948

Affected Government Form

Detail Government Form Date
View Borough (1834 Act) Mar 26, 1842
View Borough (Title 8) Jun 23, 1860

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 Indiana Township 1805 Creation yes+ Dec 26, 1805
View New Borough Etna Borough 1868 Creation yes Sep 25, 1868
View County Classification Pennsylvania 1919 County Classification yes Jul 10, 1919
View Home Rule (County) Allegheny County 2000 Home Rule yes Jan 1, 2000

Government Action

Detail Action Date Approved Effective Location
View Ordinance 17 Jan 3, 1894
View Ordinance 89: Approving the prayer of the petition to be presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions of Allegheny County, Pa., by Albert G. Aupke and Edward F. Aupke for the annexation to the Borough of Sharpsburg of a portion of O'Hara Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, contiguous to said Borough of Sharpsburg, referred to in said petition and herein described Jan 14, 1946 Jan 14, 1946
View Ordinance 108: Approving the prayer of the petition to be presented to the Court of Quarter Sessions of Allegheny County, Pa., by Keystone Box Company, a Pennsylvania corporation, for the annexation to the Borough of Sharpsburg of a portion of O'Hara Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, contiguous to the said Borough of Sharpsburg, referred to in said petition and herein described Oct 13, 1947 Oct 13, 1947

Research Log

Detail Type/Notes Log Date Coverage
Open Records Request (Ordinances) May 10, 2018
Open Records Request (Relevant items in code) Nov 23, 2012

National Archives

Detail Source Set Government File Unit From To
View 1940-1950 Cns. Minor Civ. Div. Corr. Sharpsburg Borough 17500449 972 986
View Cns. Mp. 1950 Sharpsburg 34427588 1 1

Other Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View Plat Recording Sharpsburg Borough 1866 Plat Recording unknown 1851–1866
View Dissolution Allegheny City-Duquesne Borough-Indiana Township-McClure Township-Reserve Township-Ross Township-Shaler Township-Sharpsburg Borough to Pittsburgh City Proposed 1867 Merger no* 1867
View Plat Recording Sharpsburg Borough 1869 Plat Recording unknown 1869
View Dissolution Allegheny City-Etna Borough-Millvale Borough-O’Hara Township-Reserve Township-Shaler Township-Sharpsburg Borough Proposed 1874 Merger no* 1874
View Annexation O'Hara Township-Sharpsburg Borough Proposed 1890 Annexation no 1890–1891
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