Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Emaus Borough 1859 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1859 Aug 1, 1859 Oct 12, 1859 Charter - Date Recorded

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh)
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Emaus, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Upper Milford, Township of
Reduction
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part
Emaus, Borough of (defunct)
Creation
Lehigh County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Emaus, Borough of (defunct) Borough (Title 8)

Current Government

Sub-Municipality Municipality County State
Emmaus, Borough of Lehigh County PA

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Emaus Borough 1859 Creation shape decree (recorded) corner

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Sessions Apr 1859 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of April 1, 1834 (1833-1834 Pa. Laws 163, No. 98), §§ 1–3 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 21–26 indirect
View Act of April 3, 1851 (Pa. Laws 320, No. 218), §§ 28–29 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lehigh County Miscellaneous Book v. 6, p. 121 Oct 12, 1859 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1880 Cns. Rep. 313
View 1880 Cns. Rep. 313
View Mathews & Hungerford 1884 Comparative tabular statement of Lehigh County schools, 1855 to 1883 75
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 7 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940