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Clarksville Borough
Municipality within Greene County, Pennsylvania

Clarksville Borough Building
524 East Street , Clarksville, PA 15322
Phone: 724-377-0155
COG Website: Clarksville Borough

Clarksville Fire Department: to report a fire dial 911 / Business Calls Only: 724-377-1460

Clarksville Borough was established in 1769, founded in 1839 and incorporated on June 1909. The borough is in 9th Congressional District, the 46th Senatorial District, and the 50th Legislative District of Pennsylvania.

Clarksville Borough Officials: (Updated 1/30/2018 per Elections Office)
Mary Shipley
PO Box 355, Clarksville, PA 15322
Phone: 724-377-0155
Sherry Forman
Rose Davidson
Jason Dikun
Stacey Dikun
Tom (Harold) Davidson
Dennis Makel
98 E. Maiden St, Washington, PA 15301
Phone: 724-222-7639
AUDITORS: vacant
SEWAGE: 100% public sewage  
Scheduled Meeting Dates: 2nd Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. — in the Borough Office.
Board Meeting Minutes: Please contact the borough office regarding their meeting notes.
Permits and Ordinances: Click here to view the Jefferson-Morgan Multi-Municipal Zoning Ordinance. For other ordinance or permit information, contact the borough office at 724-377-0155.

More about Clarksville Borough:
  • Children living within Clarksville Borough attend schools within the Jefferson-Morgan School District (Jefferson-Morgan Elementary and High School).

  • Voting Precinct for Clarksville Borough residents: is located in the Clarksville Senior Center at 102 East Street (corner of South & Green Streets) Clarksville, PA 15322 (Senior Center Phone: 724-377-1144. For more information, go to: Polling Precincts or contact the Greene County Elections Office at 724-852-5304.

  • Borough Coordinance: 39°58'27"N, 80°2'41"W (Latitude: 39.974170, Longitude: -80.044833), Elevation: 1000 ft. and a total area of 0.1 square miles (all of it land).

  • Deed Transfers: A deed is the document that transfers ownership of real estate. It contains the names of the old and new owners and a legal description of the property, and is signed by the person transferring the property. Property Deeds for Greene County are recorded in our Office of Register and Recorder, located in the Greene County Courthouse, Room 100, 10 East High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370 (Phone: 724-852-5283). For more information, go to: Recorder of Deeds. Click here for deed transfers recorded within Clarksville Borough of Greene County, Pennsylvania.

  • Comprehensive Plan with Demographics: Almost two years after beginning the process, eight municipalities in southeastern Greene County held a final public meeting Monday, October 27, 2008 on a draft of their multi-municipal comprehensive plan. Also see the Greene County Comprehensive Plan prepared by the Department of Economic Development.

  • Jefferson Morgan Regional Council of Governments (JMRCOG): was created in 2004 and includes Jefferson Township, Morgan Township, Clarksville Borough, Jefferson Borough and Rices Landing Borough. The council was created to allow the municipalities to purchase equipment and materials at a lower cost as well as pull their resources in times of need. Click here for the Clarksville Borough JMRCOG information (JMRCOG address: P.O. Box 3 Mather, PA 15346).

    Effective August 12, 2008, the Jefferson Morgan Regional Council of Governments enacted a new Multi-Municipal zoning ordinance. The ordinance covers Jefferson Township, Jefferson Borough, Morgan Township, and Clarksville Borough. Rices Landing Borough has it's own ordinance. Click here for zoning ordinance.

    The JMRCOG meets on the fourth Tuesday of the month at 10:00 a.m., at the Morgan Township Municipal Office Building located at 1019 Third Street Extension, Mather, PA 15346.
Notable Mentioned within Clarksville Borough:
  1. The residents of Clarksville celebrated their 100th anniversary of the Greene County Community on June 5-7, 2009.

  2. The historical sites and/or notable events:
    • On June 3, 1980 — a category 3 tornado 32.3 miles away from the city center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages. Source:
    • On August 3, 1963 — a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 26.5 miles away from the Clarksville city center killed 2 people and injured 70 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages. Source:

  3. Organizations & landmarks:
    • Clarksville Area Lions Club (Phone: 724-364-3224)
    • Clarksville Area Senior Citizens Center located at the Lions Club Hall, South Street & Green Streets (P.O. Box 357) in Clarksville, PA 15322 (Phone: 724-377-1144)

  4. Nearby Medical Facility(ies):
    • Brownsville General Hospital (about 11 miles to Brownsville, PA)
    • Southwest Regional Medical Center (about 11 miles to Waynesburg, PA)
    • Washington Hospital (about 14 miles to Washington, PA)

  5. Area Churches:
    • Shiloh Baptist Church, 11 Locust Street, Clarksville, PA 15322
    • St. Marcellus Catholic Church, 30 Main Street, Clarksville, PA 15322
    • St. Thomas Catholic Church, 30 Main Street, Clarksville, PA 15322
    • Church of God, 81 Walnut Street, Clarksville, PA 15352
    • Clarksville Christian Church, 330 Market Street, Clarksville, PA 15322
    • Monongahela United Methodist Parish, Clarksville, PA 15322
    • Clarksville Missionary Church, Clarksville, PA 15322
    • Pitt Gas Missionary Church, Clarksville, PA 15322

  6. Cemeteries: Clarksville Presbyterian Cemetery, Hughes Cemetery

  7. Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clarksville:
    • California University of Pennsylvania (about 13 miles from California, PA)
    • West Virginia University (about 24 miles from Morgantown)
    • University of Pittsburgh-Main campus (about 32 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
    • Community College of Allegheny County (about 32 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
    • Duquesne University (about 32 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
    • Point Park College (about 32 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
    • Art Institute Pittsburgh (about 33 miles from Pittsburgh, PA)
Pennsylvania Local Government:
(Information Source: (Wikipedia, the Free Online Encyclopedia))
Local government in Pennsylvania is a mosaic of 5,334 individual units. All were established by the State or provincial government and operate under laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Each unit is distinct and independent of other local units, although they may overlap geographically and may act together to serve the public. Clarksville Borough is located within Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States; its population was 234 at the 2000 census.

Informative Links: (8/11/2016)

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Greene County Office Building, 93 E. High Street, Waynesburg, PA 15370

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