Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Esplen Borough 1891 Creation shape decree (recorded) point where the boundary line of The City of Pittsburgh intersects the low water line of the Ohio River on the Southerly bank thereof

Map

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Courses and Distances

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Point Thence Course Distance To
1 along the low water line of the said river down the same in a North Westerly direction N W 8130 ft. point on the southerly bank of Chartiers Creek where the low water line of said creek intersects the low water line of said Ohio river
2 up the said low water line of said Chartiers creek in a South Westerly direction S W 1000 ft. point where the Southern line of Edna Alley intersects the low water line of said creek
3 along the said line of Edna Alley and the land of McGunnegal S 20.8333333333333° E 1220.86 ft. point on the dividing line between the land of McGunnegal and of Sheridan
4 along the said dividing line N 86.3916666666667° E 171.7 ft.
5 S 18.3333333333333° E 333.2 ft. point
6 S 35.85° E 124 ft. point
7 S 41.85° E 214.45 ft. point
8 S 33.6083333333333° E 149.17 ft. point
9 S 46.8583333333333° E 132.07 ft. point
10 S 54.8583333333333° E 385.44 ft. point on the dividing line between land of Sheridan and of the Nimick Estate
11 along the line of land of said Nimick Estate N 55.275° E 136.2 ft. point
12 N 51.275° E 165.06 ft. point
13 S 41.2333333333333° E 3160.43 ft. point on the Northerly line of the Right of Way of the Pittsburgh Cincinnati and Saint Louis Railroad
14 along said Right of Way in a North Easterly direction by the several courses + thereof N E 570 ft. point
15 N 49.3166666666667° E 253.73 ft. point on the Southerly side of the extension of Carson street or River road
16 by said line of said road S 38.7166666666667° E 638.03 ft.
17 S 41.4° E 286.62 ft. point
18 S 41.5666666666667° E 150 ft. point
19 S 43.3166666666667° E 420.2 ft. point
20 S 40.5291666666667° E 341.55 ft. point
21 S 39.7833333333333° E 339.85 ft. point
22 S 43.7° E 226.93 ft. point on the line of the City of Pittsburgh hereinafter mentioned where the same intersects the Southerly line of said Carson street
23 by said line of said city N 44.7° E 111.45 ft. low water line of said Ohio River at the place of beginning

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Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New Borough Esplen Borough 1891 Creation yes Mar 3, 1891