Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City Ordinance 2556 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1929 Nov 26, 1929 Ordinance - Date Enacted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
South Whitehall, Township of
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Allentown, City of
Expansion
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Salisbury, 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 2556: From Salisbury shape ordinance 145.66 point in the present boundary line of the City of Allentown on the north side of Fairview Street and 30 feet west of the west side of South 20th Street extended
View Allentown City Ordinance 2556: From South Whitehall shape ordinance 164.49 point in the present boundary line of the City of Allentown at the southwest corner of 19th and Hamilton Streets

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous Jan 1930 include

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 9, 1929 (Pa. Laws 1694, No. 547), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 9, 1929 (Pa. Laws 1694, No. 547), §§ 2–3 indirect
View Act of May 9, 1929 (Pa. Laws 1694, No. 547), §§ 5–7 indirect
View Act of May 9, 1929 (Pa. Laws 1694, No. 547), §§ 8–12 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Ordinance 2556: Annexing a certain part of the Township of South Whitehall, County of Lehigh, State of Pennsylvania, and a certain part of the Township of Salisbury, County of Lehigh, State of Pennsylvania, to the City of Allentown Nov 26, 1929 p. 77–78

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1930 Cns. Rep. Footnote 29 949
View Allentown 1947 CHAPTER 4. ANNEXATION. 52–53
View Allentown 1947 CHAPTER 4. ANNEXATION. 59–60