Middletown Road

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Middletown Road
Neighborhoods Chartiers City, Crafton Heights, Sheraden, Windgap
Origin of name Middletown, now Coraopolis, Pennyslvania
16th Street (1880 – ca. 1900)
Origin of name Numbering of streets in the borough of Sheraden

This road appears in Allegheny County maps from 1850, 1851, and 1862.[1][2][3] It was called the Middletown Road because it led to the village of Middletown,[1][2][3] today Coraopolis.[4] The name was in use at least as early as 1838.[5]

Part of Middletown Road once served as 16th Street in the borough of Sheraden.[6][7][8] See Faust Street for more about Sheraden's formerly numbered streets.

See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 E. H. Heastings. Map of the County of Allegheny, Pennsylvania. 1850. Historic Pittsburgh DARMAP0090. [view source]heastings
  2. 2.0 2.1 Sidney & Neff and S. McRea. Map of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, with the Names of Property-Holders. Philadelphia, 1851. LCCN 2012592150. [view source]sidney-neff
  3. 3.0 3.1 S. N. & F. W. Beers. Map of Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania. Smith, Gallup & Hewitt, Philadelphia, 1862. LCCN 2012592151; 1862 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]beers
  4. History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania: Including its early settlement and progress to the present time; a description of its historic and interesting localities; its cities, towns and villages; religious, educational, social and military history; mining, manufacturing and commercial interests; improvements, resources, statistics, etc.: Also portraits of some of its prominent men, and biographies of many of its representative citizens, part II, p. 9. A. Warner & Co., Chicago, 1889. Google Books DwzYAAAAMAAJ; Internet Archive historyofalleghe1889cush. [view source]history-of-allegheny-county
  5. Robert Gibson. "Stray cow." Daily Pittsburgh Gazette, Nov. 26, 1838, [p. 2]. Newspapers.com 96056309. [view source]stray-cow
  6. "Sheridan: Plan of lots situated in Chartiers Twp. Allegheny County Pa." Laid out Apr. 1880; recorded May 12, 1880, Plan Book 6, pp. 212–214. Allegheny County Recorder of Deeds 3779433. [view source]sheridan-plan
  7. Atlas of the Vicinity of the Cities Pittsburgh and Allegheny, Pennsylvania, plate 26. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1886. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1886-atlas-pittsburgh-allegheny; included in the 1882 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1886
  8. Real Estate Plat-Book of the Southern Vicinity of Pittsburgh, Penna., plate 16. G. M. Hopkins & Co., Philadelphia, 1896. http://historicpittsburgh.org/maps-hopkins/1896%E2%80%93plat-book-southern-pittsburgh; included in the 1890 layer at Pittsburgh Historic Maps (https://esriurl.com/pittsburgh). [view source]hopkins-1896