Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Legislature Columbia Borough 1814 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1814 Apr 5, 1814 Act of Legislature - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster, defunct)
Part
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster, defunct)
Part
Sub: Columbia, Borough of
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Columbia, Borough of Borough (Pre-1851 Special Charter)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Columbia Borough 1814 Creation shape act stone on the eastern bank of the Susquehanna river, at low water mark, standing nine perches above the upper side of the permanent bridge

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of February 25, 1814 (1813-1814 Pa. Laws 73, Ch. 48), §§ 1–15 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 77
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 5 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940