Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 701 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1956 Apr 24, 1956 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 701 shape ordinance 5.533 northeast corner thereof, at an iron pin on the southeast side of South Academy Drive, marking a Borough corner


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 2.5 Dec 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 701: Providing for the and declaring the annexation of a portion of land in Ephrata Township, Lancaster County Pennsylvania 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 Jan 9, 1956 Jan 9, 1956 p. 191


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)