Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Adamstown Borough Ordinance 80 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1947 Sep 10, 1947 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
East Cocalico, Township of
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Adamstown, Borough of
Expansion
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Adamstown Borough Ordinance 80 shape ordinance 77.8973375 point in the present southwestern borough line of the Borough of Adamstown, where it intersects the dividing line between the Townships of East Cocalico and Brecknock, said corner being in the center line of Muddy Creek and being the most easterly corner of the herein described tract

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 472.5 Jun 1947 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Adamstown, Borough of Ordinance 80: Providing for and declaring the annexation to the Borough of Adamstown of a portion of land in East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and southwest of the aforesaid borough, and the admission of said land to the Borough of Adamstown, which said portion of land shall forever hereafter be deemed 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 been originally a part of said borough Jun 9, 1947 Jun 9, 1947

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950 Cns. Rep. Footnote 27 38-22
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) East Cocalico Township School District, Brecknock Township (Lancaster County), 1947-1948 (1 folder)