Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown Borough Ordinance of 14 September 1852 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1852

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Northampton, Township of (Lehigh, defunct)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct)
Expansion
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Allentown Borough Ordinance of 14 September 1852 shape ordinance (code, 1857) northwest corner of Jefferson and Jackson streets

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), § 30 indirect
View Act of February 26, 1853 (Pa. Laws 124, No. 101), §§ 1–3 reference
View Act of March 8, 1859 (Pa. Laws 117, No. 111), §§ 1–9 reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct) Ordinance: [Part of Northampton township annexed to Allentown borough] Sep 14, 1852