Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Columbia Borough Ordinance 243 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1951 Dec 14, 1951 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
West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster)
Lancaster County
Columbia, Borough of
Lancaster County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Columbia Borough Ordinance 243 shape ordinance (docket) stake, the intersection of the center line of Alley H and the present northeastern boundary line of the Borough of Columbia, said stake being a distance of five (5) feet northeast of the southwest line of North 12th Street


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 535 Dec 1951 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
Columbia, Borough of Ordinance 243: Annexing to the Borough of Columbia, in the County of Lancaster and State of Pennsylvania, a portion of West Hempfield Township in said county and state, adjacent to and east from the easterly portion of the aforesaid Borough Sep 10, 1951 Sep 10, 1951


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 32 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) West Hempfield Township School District (Lancaster County), 1948-1962 (1 folder)