Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Legislature Columbia Borough-West Hempfield Township 1867 Annexation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1867 Apr 5, 1867 Act of Legislature - Date Approved

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Columbia, Borough of
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
West Hempfield, Township of (Lancaster)
Expansion
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Columbia Borough-West Hempfield Township 1867 Annexation whole after act point on the edge of the river wall of the towing-path of the Pennsylvania canal, three hundred and eighty-four (384) feet, from the southern part of point rock tunnel, on the Pennsylvania railroad

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 5, 1867 (Pa. Laws 814, No. 744), § 1 direct

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lancaster County Plat Book v. J2, p. 19 Aug 22, 1873 include