Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Adamstown Borough Ordinance 102 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1956–1957 Feb 1, 1957 Final Decree - Date Granted


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
East Cocalico, Township of
Lancaster County
Adamstown, Borough of
Lancaster County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Adamstown Borough Ordinance 102 shape ordinance 337.73 corner in the concrete state highway known as Lancaster avenue leading from Adamstown to Ephrata, said corner being the most westerly corner of the present corporate limits of the Borough of Adamstown


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 11 Dec 1956 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Adamstown, Borough of Ordinance 102: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a portion of land in East Cocalico Townwhip [sic], Lancaster County, Pa., lying adjacent ot [sic] the Borough of Adamstown and the admission of the portion of the land to the Borough of Adamstown which said portion of land shall forever hereafter be deemend and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Adamstown and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Adamstown as fully and with like effect as if the same had originally been a part of said borough Dec 10, 1956 Dec 10, 1956


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Herb, P. Paul (Secretary) Jun 5, 1958
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 32 40-32