Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City Ordinance 10726 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1965

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Whitehall, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Expansion
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Allentown City Ordinance 10726 shape ordinance 0.514 corner in the present City Line, which corner is distant South 67° 06' 05' West 360.85' from a corner in present City Line where it is coincident with the west line of North Fourth Street immediately north of Jordan Creek

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road Jul 1965 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of June 23, 1931 (Pa. Laws 932, No. 317), §§ 501–505 indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [4th] [501]–10 [4th] [505] indirect
View Act of June 28, 1951 (Pa. Laws 662, No. 164), §§ 5 [501]–5 [505] indirect
View Act of April 1, 1959 (Pa. Laws 16, No. 12), §§ 1–2 indirect
View Act of July 10, 1959 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 138), § 1 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Ordinance 10726: Annexing certain property owned by the City of Allentown and located within Whitehall Township, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Jun 29, 1965 p. 451–452

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1970 Cns. Rep. Footnote 34 40-44
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Rep. Annexations in Pennsylvania (in Boundary Change Histories folder, Annexation Listings - Old subfolder) 1
View Pa. Dep't Cmty. Econ. Dev. Cty. Bd'y F. Lehigh County
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Allentown City School District, 1962-1965 (1 folder)