Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Doylestown Borough Ordinance 242 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1949 Dec 6, 1949 Service upon Board of Elections


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Doylestown, Township of
Bucks County
Doylestown, Borough of
Bucks County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Doylestown Borough Ordinance 242: Tract 1 shape ordinance corner in the middle of Court Street at the present Borough line
View Doylestown Borough Ordinance 242: Tract 2 shape ordinance brass screw in the center line of the Philadelphia and Easton Road, State Highway Route 151 (formerly Doylestown-Willow Grove Turnpike) a corner of lands of Mary G. Rubin (formerly of Frank C. Lewis)


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Bucks County, Pennsylvania Miscellaneous 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
Doylestown, Borough of Resolution Aug 18, 1947
Doylestown, Borough of Ordinance 242: Annexing to the Borough of Doylestown two tracts of land, both situated in the Township of Doylestown, one owned by the School District of the Borough of Doylestown and the Borough of Doylestown and the other owned by Joseph R. Ruos and Martha R. Redfield, co-partners, trading as Doylestown Agricultural Company Nov 21, 1949 Nov 21, 1949 p. 11–12