Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Dissolution Municipality California Borough Ordinance 165 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953–1954 Jun 1, 1953 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court after Service upon Board of Elections


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
East Pike Run, Township of (defunct)
Washington County
California, Borough of
Washington County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View California Borough Ordinance 165 shape ordinance (docket) point in the middle of Pike Run Bridge between the Boroughs of Coal Center and California


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Washington County, Pennsylvania Sessions 206 May 1953 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 indirect
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] indirect
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] indirect
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] indirect
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
California, Borough of Ordinance 165: Annexing to the Borough of California the total land of the entire East Pike Run Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and east, south and west of said Borough May 16, 1953 May 16, 1953
East Pike Run, Township of (defunct) Resolution: [Board of Supervisors endorses and agrees with action taken by Borough; pledges full cooperation to make annexation work in harmony] May 18, 1953


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950-1960.Cns.Minor.Civ.Div.Corr. Chief Clerk Apr 28, 1958
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 52 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Cmty.Econ.Dev.Cty.Bd'y.F. Rep. Annexations in Pennsylvania (in Boundary Change Histories folder, Annexation Listings - Old subfolder) 7
View Pa.Dep't.Cmty.Econ.Dev.Cty.Bd'y.F. Washington County
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.102) East Pike Run Township School District (Washington County), 1953-1955 (1 folder)