Event Detail


Type Method Description Successful?
Annexation Municipality Ephrata Borough Ordinance 800 yes


Event Year(s) Final Decree Date Effective Date How Effective Date Determined
1963 Nov 29, 1963 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 800: Tract 1 shape ordinance 2.429 southernmost corner thereof at an iron pin in Martin Avenue, said iron pin being a present corner between Ephrata Borough and Ephrata Township
View Ephrata Borough Ordinance 800: Tract 2 shape ordinance 2.058 southernmost corner thereof at a point in the middle of U.S. Highway Route #222, (North Reading Road) leading from Ephrata to Reading, on the present Borough-Township line, said point being South seventy (70) degrees and sixteen (16) minutes East, one hundred twenty-five and ninety-six hundredths (125.96) feet from a present Borough-Township corner in Grandview Drive (a private road)


Detail Tribunal Type No. Term Relationship
View Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania Road Minutes 102 Sep 1963 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 800: Annexing to the Borough of Ephrata, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, a section of Ephrata Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania adjacent to and northwest of the said borough as herein described Jul 8, 1963 Jul 8, 1963


Detail Source Title Person(s) Vol. Page(s) Date 1 Date 2
View 1970.Cns.Rep. Footnote 31 40-44