Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 684 yes*


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined


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 684 shape ordinance 27.576 iron pin in the existing western Borough Line of the Borough of Ephrata, at a point where it intersects the southwestern curb line of West Main Street, as laid out in the Borough of Ephrata, said corner being the northeastern corner of the herein described tract of land


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 599 Jun 1954 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 684: Annexing to the aforesaid Borough [of Ephrata] a certain portion of the Township of Ephrata lying adjacent to the western side of the Borough of Ephrata, on the southwestern side of the macadam state highway leading to Lincoln, being an extension of West Main Street as laid out in the Borough of Ephrata, and adjacent to the village of Lincoln, in the Township of Ephrata, County of Lancaster, and State of Pennsylvania, and being more fully bounded and described as follows Aug 9, 1954 Aug 9, 1954


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)