Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City Ordinance of 1 December 1911 yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1911

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Hanover, 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 of 1 December 1911 shape ordinance (code, 1912) 660 point in the public road, known as the Allentown and Bethlehem Turnpike, at the intersection of Bast Road and Bast Avenue, as laid out on plan of Allen Realty Association

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 23, 1889 (Pa. Laws 277, No. 247), art. 3, § 5 indirect
View Act of May 23, 1889 (Pa. Laws 277, No. 247), art. 3, §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of May 16, 1901 (Pa. Laws 224, No. 165), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 16, 1901 (Pa. Laws 224, No. 165), § 2 indirect
View Act of June 21, 1911 (Pa. Laws 1102, No. 832), § 2 indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Ordinance 69: Providing for the annexation to the City of Allentown of a part of the township of Hanover in the County of Lehigh and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining said City of Allentown in said county [...] Containing approximately six hundred and sixty (660) acres Nov 28, 1911 Dec 1, 1911 v. 6, p. 258–259

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1920 Cns. Rep. Footnote 29 595
View Allentown 1913 Boundaries, Ward Divisions and Annexations. 86–87
View Allentown 1947 CHAPTER 4. ANNEXATION. 62–63
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Received Mar 6, 1912
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Schmidt, Jos. A. (Clerk) Aug 1, 1919 Received Aug 2, 1919
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Director, Geography Division, U.S. Census Bureau Jul 30, 1919