Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Coopersburg Borough Ordinance 197 (10.72 acre tract) yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1958–1959 Nov 3, 1959 Final Decree - Immediately after Election after Date Granted


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Upper Saucon, Township of
Lehigh County
Coopersburg, Borough of
Lehigh County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Coopersburg Borough Ordinance 197 (10.72 acre tract) shape ordinance 10.72 iron pipe, a common corner of land of Saucon Valley Post #723, American Legion Home Association, Incorporated, and land of Marvin E. Urmy and lands of Reese Jacoby


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road Mar 1959 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Coopersburg, Borough of Ordinance 197: Approving petition for the annexation of tracts of land in Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, and providing that the said territory shall be annexed to and become a part of the Borough of Coopersburg Nov 4, 1958 Nov 4, 1958