Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Downingtown Borough 1961 Ordinance yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1961 May 17, 1961 Final Decree - Listed Effective Date

Map

Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
East Caln, Township of
Reduction
Chester County
Part
PA
Part
Downingtown, Borough of
Expansion
Chester County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Downingtown Borough 1961 Ordinance shape ordinance (docket) 245.08 point on the east Borough Line at a point 253.2 feet from the beginning thereof, the same being a point on the south curb line of East Lancaster Ave. (U. S. Traffic Route #30, Pa. L.R. #142)

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Chester County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 9 1961 direct

Law

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
Downingtown, Borough of Ordinance: Annexing to the Borough of Downingtown a portion of East Caln Township, Chester County, Pa., adjacent to and on the easterly side of said borough Jan 9, 1961 Jan 9, 1961 p. 11

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1970.Cns.Rep. Footnote 14 40-44
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)
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Oxford Borough School District, 1964 (1 folder)