Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Allentown City Ordinance of 16 January 1907 (Page 59) yes*

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1907

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
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 of 16 January 1907 (Page 59) shape ordinance (code, 1912) 182 point where the middle of Jefferson street extended southward from Hamilton street intersect with the middle of the Little Lehigh Creek and in the present southern boundary line of the City of Allentown

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Sessions 1907 direct

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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Allentown, City of Ordinance 115: Providing for the annexation to the City of Allentown of a part of Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, adjoining said city on the south [...] Containing 182.0 acres of land more or less Jan 15, 1907 Jan 16, 1907 v. 5, p. 59–60

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1910 Cns. Rep. 612
View 1910 Cns. Rep. Footnote 12 544
View 1910 Cns. Rep. Footnote 15 544
View Allentown 1913 Boundaries, Ward Divisions and Annexations. 81–83
View Allentown 1947 CHAPTER 4. ANNEXATION. 55–56
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Weirbach, Chas. D. (Engineer) Aug 21, 1907 Received Aug 22, 1907
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Weirbach, Chas. D. (Engineer) Apr 6, 1910 Received Apr 8, 1910
View Pre-1940 Cns. Eng'r Corr. Received Nov 10, 1911