Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 385 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1938 May 23, 1938 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court after Service upon County Commissioners

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
Expansion
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Ephrata Borough Ordinance 385 shape ordinance 20.3125 corner in the line between property belonging to George S. Demmy and property belonging to J. E. Sahm and Mildred Sahm, his wife, said corner also being in the Present Northeastern Boundary Line of the Borough of Ephrata separating said Borough from the Township of Ephrata

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 372 Mar 1938 direct

Law

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

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Ephrata, Borough of Ordinance 385: Providing for the annexation to the Borough of Ephrata of a portion of Ephrata Township, in the County of Lancaster, and State of Pennsylvania, adjoining said Borough on the northeast, and lying east of and including North State Street Extended Feb 7, 1938 Feb 7, 1938

Source

Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View Pa. Dep't Educ. Ax. F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Ephrata Township School District (Lancaster County), 1950-1958 (1 folder)