Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 696 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1955 Nov 8, 1955 Final Decree - Immediately after Election after Date Granted


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 696 shape ordinance 43.74 western corner thereof, at a limestone a corner in the boundary line separating Ephrata Borough from Ephrata Township, being a common corner of lands of William M. and Tillie E. Wolf, William K. and Elsie H. Hooveer, and Alvin M. Hummerl


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 616 Jun 1955 direct


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 696: Annexing to the aforesaid Borough [of Ephrata] a certain portion of the Township of Ephrata lying adjacent to and adjoining the Borough of Ephrata on its southwestern border and bounded on the north and west by the aforesaid Borough of Ephrata and on the south and east by other lands in the Township of Ephrata being more fully bounded and described as follows Mar 14, 1955 Mar 14, 1955


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1960.Cns.Rep. Footnote 32 40-32