Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Name Legislature Allentown Borough 1838 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1838 Apr 16, 1838 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Northampton, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct)
Old Name
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct)
New Name
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Allentown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct) Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter)

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 16, 1838 (1837-1838 Pa. Laws 562, No. 92), §§ 20–24 direct