Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 475 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1940 Aug 30, 1940 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 475 shape ordinance 30.775 point in a public road leading from the Borough of Ephrata to the Borough of Akron, and also known as Lancaster Avenue, in line of land of Edgar Shrom, said point being in the present Borough boundary line

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 400.5 Jun 1940 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 475: Annexing to the Borough of Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a section of Ephrata Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, adjacent to and southeast of the said borough as herein described May 6, 1940 May 8, 1940

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)