Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 676 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1953–1954 Dec 24, 1953 Ordinance - Date Filed with Court


Affected Government

From Municipality From County From State To Municipality To County To State
Ephrata, Township of
Lancaster County
Ephrata, Borough of
Lancaster County

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Ephrata Borough Ordinance 676 shape ordinance 74.25 corner on the northern side of South State Street nearly opposite from its intersection with Gerhart Avenue, said corner being the southwestern corner of a recent annexation to the Borough of Ephrata of a development known as Edgewater Park


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 588.5 Dec 1953 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
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] indirect

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Ephrata, Borough of Ordinance 676: Annexing to the aforesaid Borough [of Ephrata] a certain portion of the Township of Ephrata lying westwardly from, adjoining and adjacent to the Borough of Ephrata, bounded on the south by South State Street, on the west by a macadam state highway known as Old Mill Road, on the north by property of the Ephrata Cloister and on the east by the aforesaid Borough of Ephrata and being more fully bounded and described as follows Dec 14, 1953 Dec 15, 1953 p. 159


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 32 40-32
View Pa.Dep't.Educ.Ax.F. (St.Arc. 22.120) (1940-66) Ephrata Township School District (Lancaster County), 1950-1958 (1 folder)