Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Denver Borough Ordinance 181 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1954 May 19, 1954 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
East 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 181 shape ordinance 1.023 point in the present boundary line between the Borough of Denver and the Township of East Cocalico said point being at or near the middle of said State Highway leading from the Borough of Denver to Reamstown and 48 feet northwesterly from the present Borough corner on the northwesterly side of a concrete highway bridge carrying said State Highway across the Swamp Creek Branch of Cocalico Creek, said point being also in the division property line between the properties of Flora L. Flicker and H. Roy Eberly


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 593.5 Mar 1954 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
Denver, Borough of Ordinance 181: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a portion of land in East Cocalico Township, Lancaster County, Pa., lying adjacent to the Borough of Denver and the admission of the portion of the 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 Apr 5, 1954 Apr 6, 1954


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 32 40-32