Crawford County, Pennsylvania

Historical Borough Boundaries

Origins: Possibly site of E. Bloomfield P.O. established 1828.  "The first store was built in 1837 by Andrew and Aaron Akin, and the place was known as Akinville till the establishment of a post office, when the present name was substituted."  Spartansburg P.O. established 1849.  [Not named on the 1839 or 1848 county maps; Spartansburgh on 1865 county map.]1
17 Aug. 1855 Incorporated as Spartansburgh from Sparta Twp.2
[Incorporation] confirm[ed] and decree[d] in conformity with the prayer of petitioners [as follows:] The territory to be embraced, bounded as follows: Beginning on the Donation line at C. W. Kinneys n.w. corner; thence south on said Kinneys west line 111 rods; thence east parallel with donation line on Kinneys and Pettibones south line and through lands of A. Blakeslee and Levi White 360 rods; thence north through lands of Levi White and Abraham Blakeslee 205 rods; thence west through lands of A. Blakeslee, Akins, Hays, Davis, White and north line of O. N. Chapin, 360 rods; thence south through lands of Chapin and Kinney 94 rods to the donation line and place of beginning.
1865-1876? Name changed to Spartansburg.

1 1876 Crawford Co. Atlas, 24—.  1879-80 Crawford Co. Directory, 110.  1885 Crawford Co. Hist., 633.   RETURN

2 Crawford Co. Court of Quarter Sessions Dk. 7:8, April Session 1855 [papers missing], rec. 25 Sept. 1855 at Crawford Co. Deed Bk. L-2:448 (with map at p. 449).   RETURN