The Borough of Versailles
Although it wasn’t incorporated until 1894, Versailles was originally a township (one of the first municipalities in the United States). The borough’s population peaked around 1950, reaching nearly 2,500 residents. Since then, in tandem with the surrounding region, the borough as witnessed population loss and now stands at around 1,500 residents. Origionally named after the great Palace of Versailles in France, residents and locals pronounce the town’s name as ver-sales.
The town still boasts a small but quaint business district along Walnut Street where one can visit a number of restaurants and shops. While not officially a part of the Great Allegheny Passage (GAP), a bike trail nick named “the loop” passess through Versailles and connects with the GAP over the Boston Bridge.
Total Population: 1,557
Minority Population: 134
Total Housing Units 873
Percent Vacant Housing Units: 12.2%
Median Household Income: $33,750
Per Capita Income: $21,457
Individuals Below Poverty Level: 16.8%
City Offices & Council
The Borough offices are located at 5100 Walnut Street | McKeesport PA 15132 and can be contacted by Phone at (412) 751-3922.
Office Hours: Monday – Friday: 9:00 am – 4:30 am
Staff Person Position
Reba Schultz Borough Secretary
Charles Roka Police Chief
Dave Obley Fire Chief
Patricia McGrail Solicitor
Michael Glister Engineer
Workshops and Regular meetings are held the first and second Monday of each month respectively at the municipal building, 7:00 pm.
Elected Official Position
James J. Fleckenstein Mayor
Emerson Fazekas President
Cynthia Richards Vice President
Evelyn Coddington Council Member
Lisa Fleckenstein Council Member
Dennis Keefe Council Member
James Sheedy Council Member
Linda Sheedy Council Member