Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 697 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 697 shape ordinance 0.695 Northeast corner thereof, at a stake on the intersection of the Southern topographical building line of Lititz Road with the Western topographical building line of South State Street, said point of intersection being on the line separating Ephrata Borough from Ephrata Township


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 616.5 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 697: Annexing to the aforesaid Borough [of Ephrata] a certain portion of the Township of Ephrata south of and adjacent to the Borough of Ephrata, County of Lancaster and State of Pennsylvania and being more fully bounded and described as follows May 9, 1955 May 9, 1955 p. 187


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