Event Detail

Summary

Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 685 yes

Dates

Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1954–1955 Feb 25, 1955 Final Decree - 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
Expansion
Lancaster County
Part
PA
Part

Metes and Bounds Description

Detail Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
View Ephrata Borough Ordinance 685 shape ordinance 9.091125 northeast corner thereof at a Borough corner stone on the west side of the Reading Railroad

Adjudication

Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 608.5 Dec 1954 direct

Law

Detail Citation Relationship
View Act of July 20, 1953 (Pa. Laws 550, No. 145), §§ 1–9 indirect
View Act of May 4, 1927 (Pa. Laws 519, No. 336), §§ 425–427 reference
View Act of May 18, 1933 (Pa. Laws 818, No. 136), § 1 [425] reference
View Act of July 2, 1937 (Pa. Laws 2803, No. 588), §§ 10 [3rd] [425]–10 [3rd] [427] reference
View Act of July 10, 1947 (Pa. Laws 1621, No. 568), §§ 5 [425]–5 [427] reference
View Act of July 19, 1951 (Pa. Laws 1026, No. 217), §§ 1 [425]–1 [427] reference

Government Action

Detail Government Action Date Approved Effective Location
Ephrata, Borough of Ordinance 685: Providing for and declaring the annexation of a portion of land in Ephrata Township, Lancaster County Pa. lying adjacent to the Borough of Ephrata and the admission of the portion of the land to the Borough of Ephrata which said portion of land shall forever hereafter be deemed and taken and allowed to be a part of the Borough of Ephrata and subject to the jurisdiction and government of the borough authorities of the Borough of Ephrata as fully and with like effect as if the same had originally been a part of said borough Oct 11, 1954 Oct 11, 1954

Source

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)