Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Emmaus Borough Ordinance 285 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1947 Dec 9, 1947 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Salisbury, Township of (Lehigh)
Lehigh County
Emmaus, Borough of
Lehigh County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Emmaus Borough Ordinance 285 shape ordinance 24.38 point on the eastern line of Dalton Street at the northwestern corner of the Annexation of 1940 Borough Ordinance No. 255


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Road Dec 1947 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

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lehigh County Map Book v. 3, p. 23 reference*
Lehigh County Map Book v. 3, p. 22 reference*

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Emmaus, Borough of Ordinance 285: Annexing to the Borough of Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, a section of Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and northeast of said borough Nov 3, 1947 Nov 3, 1947


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1950.Cns.Rep. Footnote 30 38-22
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Salisbury Township School District (Lehigh County), 1947-1960 (1 folder)