Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City Ordinance 7218 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953 Jul 1, 1953 Ordinance - 30 Days after Date Filed with Court

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

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Allentown City Ordinance 7218 shape ordinance 11.064 point in the present western boundary of the City of Allentown, said point being S. 15°-45' E.-109.11 feet trom the intersection of the south side of Reading Road with the west side of College Drive, extended

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road Jun 1953 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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Ordinance 7218: Annexing a certain part of South Whitehall Township, County of Lehigh and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, upon the filing of the petition of a majority in number and interest of the property owners therein May 26, 1953 p. 71–72
Allentown, City of Resolution 12668 Jul 21, 1953 p. 579

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960 Cns. Rep. Footnote 35 40-32
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) South Whitehall Township School District (Lehigh County), 1949-1955 (1 folder)