Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Denver Borough Ordinance 157 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1949 Sep 14, 1949 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
West Cocalico, Township of
Lancaster County
Denver, Borough of
Lancaster County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Denver Borough Ordinance 157 shape ordinance 13.22 point in the westerly boundary line of the Borough of Denver in the township line between East and West Cocalico Townships, said point being also at or near the center line of the State Highway Leading from Denver to Ephrata


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 495.5 Jun 1949 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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Denver, Borough of Ordinance 157: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a portion of land in West Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, lying adjacent to the Borough of Denver and the admission of the portion of land to the Borough of Denver, which said portion of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Denver and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Denver as fully and with like effect as if the same had originally been a part of said borough Aug 11, 1949 Aug 11, 1949


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950.Cns.Rep. Footnote 27 38-22
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) West Cocalico Township School District (Lancaster County), 1949 (1 folder)