Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Adamstown Borough Ordinance 114 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1960 Feb 19, 1960 Final Decree - Date Granted


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Brecknock, Township of (Lancaster)
Lancaster County
Adamstown, Borough of
Lancaster County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Adamstown Borough Ordinance 114 shape ordinance 1.08 corner on the southwestern side of the macadam state highway known as Bowmansville Road, leading from the Borough of Adamstown to Bowmansville, said corner being a corner in common between the Borough of Adamstown and the Township of Brecknock


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 48 Dec 1959 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 114: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a portion of land in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to the Borough of Adamstown and the admission of the portion of 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 Jan 11, 1960 Jan 11, 1960


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 32 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Brecknock Township School District, Adamstown Borough (Lancaster County), 1948-1960 (1 folder)