Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New City Legislature Allentown City 1867 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1867 Mar 15, 1867 Act of Legislature - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Allentown, Borough of (Lehigh, defunct)
Dissolution
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Creation
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Creation
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
South Whitehall, Township of
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Creation
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Allentown, City of City (Special Charter)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Allentown City 1867 Creation: 21 line ordinance the Western boundary of said City be located on a line parallel with tenth street or 1080 feet westward from said tenth street

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of March 12, 1867 (Pa. Laws 388, No. 374), §§ 1–29 direct

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Ordinance 18: Relating to Streets, Alleys, Pavements + Gutters Oct 3, 1867 v. 1, p. 44–46
Allentown, City of Ordinance 21: Relating to the Western Boundary of the City of Allentown Oct 23, 1867 v. 1, p. 50

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 84
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 1 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940