Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Downingtown Borough 1955 Ordinance yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1955 Nov 9, 1955 Ordinance - Day after Election after Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
East Caln, Township of
Chester County
Downingtown, Borough of
Chester County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Downingtown Borough 1955 Ordinance shape ordinance (docket) 120.091 railroad spike in the center of Uwchlan Avenue, said point being the intersection of the center line of Uwchlan Avenue with the North Borough line of The Borough of Downingtown


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Chester County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 37 1955 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
Downingtown, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Downingtown a portion of East Caln Township, Chester County, Pa., adjacent to and on the northerly side of said borough Aug 8, 1955 Aug 8, 1955 p. 451


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 14 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) East Caln Township School District, Downingtown Borough (Chester County), 1955-1961 (1 folder)