Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 727 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1958 Aug 8, 1958 Final Decree - 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 727 shape ordinance 7.43 point in Cocalico Creek, the southeast corner of the herein described tract, being thirty-one and thirty-four hundredths (31.34) feet eastward from a hole drilled in the center of the concrete bridge roadway across the Cocalico Creek on State Highway Route 222, also known as the Lancaster and Reading Road and on the present boundary line between the Borough of Ephrata and Ephrata Township


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 29 Jun 1958 direct


Detail Citation Relationship
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 727: 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 being more fully bounded and described as follows Jun 9, 1958 Jun 9, 1958 p. 234


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