Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
New Borough Court Ephrata Borough 1891 Creation yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1891 Aug 22, 1891 Aug 22, 1891 Decree of Incorporation - Date Granted

Map

Affected Government

From
Municipality
From
County
From
State
To
Municipality
To
County
To
State
Ephrata, Township of
Reduction
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part
Ephrata, Borough of
Creation
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Affected Government Form

Government Government Form
Ephrata, Borough of Borough (Title 8)

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Ephrata Borough 1891 Creation shape decree (recorded) post on the west side of the Clay and Hinkletown turnpike

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 288 Apr 1891 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
View Act of April 1, 1863 (Pa. Laws 200, No. 211), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 2, 1871 (Pa. Laws 283, No. 264), § 1 indirect
View Act of June 27, 1883 (Pa. Laws 161, No. 145), § 1 indirect
View Act of May 9, 1889 (Pa. Laws 174, No. 194), § 1 indirect

Recorded Document

Government Type Location Alternate Location Date Relationship
Lancaster County Charter Book v. 2, p. 151 Sec'y.St. 95347:829–833 Sep 8, 1900 direct

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 5 341
View 1900 Cns. Rep. Footnote 6 341
View Pa. Internal Affairs 1965 77
View Pre-1950 Cns. St. Hist. Lists of Incorporated Places with Dates of Incorporation. 7 Apr 1, 1935 Apr 1, 1940